sun·​seek·​er ˈsən-ˌsē-kər How to pronounce sunseeker (audio)
: a person who travels to an area of warmth and sun especially in winter

Examples of sunseeker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its sprawling shoreline invites sunseekers to bask on the sand or embrace the rolling waves. Maeghan Dolph, Fox News, 19 Nov. 2023 Could this be the year Johannesburg pries visitors away from Cape Town with a cool new city hotel and a dynamic dining scene, or when sunseekers take another look at Mauritius instead of the Maldives? Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 15 Nov. 2023 Massaging front seats might be a nice thing to have after a long day of cruising down the Monte Carlo coast, and sunseekers may be tempted by the available electrochromic glass roof. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, 16 Feb. 2023 There’s good reason tourists throng Long Beach, Grand Baie, Belle Mare and Le Morne, but the ways the locals experience the ocean is quite different from foreign sunseekers. Sarah Khan, New York Times, 16 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sunseeker was in 1890

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“Sunseeker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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