leafer

noun
leaf·​er | \ ˈlē-fər How to pronounce leafer (audio) \
plural leafers

Definition of leafer

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: a person who visits wooded areas in autumn to view the changing colors of the foliage : leaf peeper Hiking trails at the park range from less than a mile to eight miles long, allowing leafers to stretch their legs and get a chance to see the autumn colors up close and on foot.— Kate Coil Experts say leafers willing to spend a bit more on gas should drive the Peak to Peak Highway between Central City and Estes Park, or check out the Brainard Lake area in the Indian Peaks Wilderness west of Boulder.— Alex Burness

First Known Use of leafer

1973, in the meaning defined above

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“Leafer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leafer. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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