tourist trap

noun
Updated on: 19 Apr 2018

Definition of tourist trap

: a place that attracts and exploits tourists

Examples of tourist trap in a Sentence

  1. The street market is a tourist trap that mostly sells cheap souvenirs.

  2. That hotel is just a tourist trap.

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First Known Use of tourist trap

1942

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  • : a place that attracts many tourists and that charges high prices


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