leaf peeper

noun

Definition of leaf peeper

US
: a person who visits wooded areas in autumn to view the changing colors of the foliage
  • Leaf peepers in northern Maine will find more orange blazing in the forestlands than they might have found in previous years …
  • Down East

leaf-peeping

play \ˈlēf-ˌpē-piŋ\ noun, US
    • … Woodstock, Vermont—one of New England's prettiest towns and a prime destination for fall leaf peeping.
    • —Danielle Pergament

First Known Use of leaf peeper

1965

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