holidaymaker

noun
hol·​i·​day·​mak·​er | \ ˈhä-lə-dē-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce holidaymaker (audio) , ˈhä-lə-ˌdā- \

Definition of holidaymaker

chiefly British

Examples of holidaymaker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The first German hotels are set to reopen in coming days in North and Baltic Sea resorts, and European destinations are ready to welcome holidaymakers, the CEO said. Richard Weiss, Bloomberg.com, 12 May 2020 Airlines have struggled after a spike in new coronavirus cases were reported in Italy, South Korea and Iran, spooking holidaymakers and sparking the cancellation of business trips. Time, 5 Mar. 2020 But as the globe shuts down because of covid-19 and holidaymakers stay at home, the land of smiles feels glum. The Economist, 2 Apr. 2020 Others are holidaymakers taking advantage of the long annual break. Nectar Gan, CNN, 1 Feb. 2020 Damüls is popular with German and Dutch holidaymakers, who like its traditional wooden huts with kitsch interiors, though locals come here for the off-piste. Sam Haddad, 1843, 26 Feb. 2020 The $500 million cruise liner that became an incubator for the novel coronavirus will resume service again soon with its next group of holidaymakers, according to its operator, though only after a thorough cleaning. Alastair Gale, WSJ, 20 Feb. 2020 Many of these holidaymakers were traveling abroad for the first time, according to local business people working in the tourism sector. Julie Zaugg, CNN, 4 Oct. 2019 The number of younger package holidaymakers is growing particularly fast. The Economist, 23 Sep. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of holidaymaker

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Holidaymaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/holidaymaker. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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