overnighter

noun
over·​night·​er | \ ˌō-vər-ˈnī-tər How to pronounce overnighter (audio) \

Definition of overnighter

2 : an overnight trip
3 : a person who stays overnight

Examples of overnighter in a Sentence

He is on an overnighter. You should pack an overnighter. Overnighters will appreciate the area's fine hotels.
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Recent Examples on the Web The company will try and maintain much of its festival vibe at the overnighter, but traditional cornhole and other games and activities have been axed. Cheryl V. Jackson, The Indianapolis Star, "Despite COVID-19, you can still score free food when restaurants open," 25 Aug. 2020 Bonus: The more intrepid hikers can tackle a big day (or an overnighter) and trek the 10-mile roundtrip continuation up to South Zapata Lake. Heather Balogh Rochfort, The Know, "7 of Colorado’s best waterfalls that are off the beaten path," 28 July 2020 Consider a day trip to Resurrection or Kachemak Bay or plan an overnighter to Prince William Sound to observe whales, otters, sea lions, glaciers and towering peaks. Mike Campbell, Anchorage Daily News, "Whether it’s on a boat tour, raft or kayak, get on the water and soak up some scenery," 28 May 2020 Camping: To turn the trip into an overnighter, campsites are perched on the open bluff with spectacular views, though the sites are exposed to wind and provide less privacy than parks with forested sites. Tom Stienstra, SFChronicle.com, "Sunday Getaway: Half Moon Bay State Beach," 8 Mar. 2020 For overnighters, the room holds a sofa with a pull-out bed and has its own bathroom. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, "Southwestern, contemporary, antique. Windy Hills condo is home to multiple vibes, looks," 27 Feb. 2020 Considering how overnighters are the norm in most agencies, such liberties are hardly available. Karthik Srinivasan, Quartz India, "How brands are hurting themselves with pan-India “Hinglish” ads," 25 Dec. 2019 The hostel hosts about 11,000 overnighters and 12,000 day-trippers every year, from casual travelers to those on epic odysseys. Erin Williams, Twin Cities, "Beacons of possibility: Light stations offer accommodations to travelers across the country," 1 Sep. 2019 The hostel hosts about 11,000 overnighters and 12,000 day-trippers every year, from casual travelers to those on epic odysseys. Erin Williams, chicagotribune.com, "Beacons of possibility: Light stations offer accommodations to travelers across the country," 29 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of overnighter

1949, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of overnighter was in 1949

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“Overnighter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overnighter. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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overnighter

noun
How to pronounce overnighter (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of overnighter

: an overnight trip
: a person who stays somewhere overnight

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