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

Other Words from leaf peeper

leaf-peeping \ ˈlēf-​ˌpē-​piŋ How to pronounce leaf-peeping (audio) \ noun, US
… Woodstock, Vermont—one of New England's prettiest towns and a prime destination for fall leaf peeping. — Danielle Pergament

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1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Leaf peeper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaf%20peeper. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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