recreationist

noun
rec·​re·​a·​tion·​ist | \ ˌrē-krē-ˈā-sh(ə-)nist How to pronounce recreationist (audio) \

Definition of recreationist

: a person who seeks recreation especially in the outdoors

Examples of recreationist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So the relationship between grizzly bear and recreationists is a hard thing to study. Nick Mott, Outside Online, "Who Owns the Wild: Grizzlies or Humans?," 3 Oct. 2019 Now, as more grizzlies and more recreationists roam the northern Rockies, this long-stewing tension over mountain biking in bear country is heating up. Nick Mott, Outside Online, "Who Owns the Wild: Grizzlies or Humans?," 3 Oct. 2019 The law applies to all types of outdoor recreationists, including foragers, who can collect plant life on most tracts of land, with a few exceptions. Andrea Sachs, chicagotribune.com, "Forest to table: An invitation to a DIY dining adventure in Sweden," 12 Aug. 2019 The bill offers 73,000 acres of new wilderness areas, the highest level of protection afforded to public lands, to provide sanctuaries for hikers, backpackers, hunters, anglers, horseback riders, skiers and other outdoor recreationists. Joe Neguse, The Denver Post, "Neguse: The House just voted to protect Colorado lands. Now it’s the Senate’s turn.," 1 Nov. 2019 The law applies to all types of outdoor recreationists, including foragers, who can collect plant life on most tracts of land, with a few exceptions. Andrea Sachs, chicagotribune.com, "Forest to table: An invitation to a DIY dining adventure in Sweden," 12 Aug. 2019 The law applies to all types of outdoor recreationists, including foragers, who can collect plant life on most tracts of land, with a few exceptions. Andrea Sachs, chicagotribune.com, "Forest to table: An invitation to a DIY dining adventure in Sweden," 12 Aug. 2019 The law applies to all types of outdoor recreationists, including foragers, who can collect plant life on most tracts of land, with a few exceptions. Andrea Sachs, chicagotribune.com, "Forest to table: An invitation to a DIY dining adventure in Sweden," 12 Aug. 2019 The law applies to all types of outdoor recreationists, including foragers, who can collect plant life on most tracts of land, with a few exceptions. Andrea Sachs, chicagotribune.com, "Forest to table: An invitation to a DIY dining adventure in Sweden," 12 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of recreationist

1819, in the meaning defined above

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“Recreationist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recreationist. Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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