road warrior


Definition of road warrior 

: a person who travels frequently especially on business

Examples of road warrior in a Sentence

a lightweight laptop computer that's perfect for road warriors

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The road warriors are currently on a sweeping summer tour, which includes dates supporting Blue October, as well as a headlining set at Lodge Room in Los Angeles (June 11). Nick Williams, Billboard, "Listen to Power Pop Rockers KITTEN's #TBT Mixtape, Featuring MiMs, Mott the Hoople & More," 31 May 2018 Of course, Halson says there are some athletes who aren’t bothered by all the distractions that come with being a soccer-playing road warrior. Eric Niiler, WIRED, "Can PJs and Sound Sleep Lead to a World Cup Victory?," 14 June 2018 International SOS Experts say duty of care is entering a new phase where privacy may become an issue for road warriors and expats working overseas. Scott Mccartney, WSJ, "A New Level of Security on Your Business Trip," 30 May 2018 Like his younger brother, Phil was a relentless road warrior. Lars Brandle, Billboard, "Phil Emmanuel, Australian Guitar Legend, Dies at 65," 28 May 2018 The Northern Kentucky Warriors club lacrosse team is a group of road warriors with players from all over Northern Kentucky. James Weber,, "Warriors take top spot in Northern Kentucky lacrosse," 29 Mar. 2018 The center console has a clever storage cavity below for handbag, phones and other accoutrements of the modern road warrior. Robert Duffer,, "Review: 2018 Honda Clarity plug-in hybrid clears the way for electrification," 31 Aug. 2017 Here’s a list of airport hotels frequently cited by road warriors as favorites. Scott Mccartney, WSJ, "Wait, When Did Airport Hotels Turn Cool?," 23 May 2018 At the other end of the spectrum: The American Express Platinum Card ($550 annual fee) and the Chase Sapphire Reserve ($450) are designed for road warriors. NBC News, "How to find the best travel rewards credit card for you," 16 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of road warrior

1982, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of road warrior was in 1982

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English Language Learners Definition of road warrior

: a person who travels a lot especially as part of his or her job

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