sunseeker

noun

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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sunseeker. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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