tour·​ist·​ed | \ ˈtu̇r-i-stəd How to pronounce touristed (audio) \

Definition of touristed

: frequented by tourists heavily touristed seaside towns

Examples of touristed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Taxis are plentiful, especially around touristed areas. Katie Nadworny, Travel + Leisure, 16 Aug. 2021 While the club scene’s been sleeping, Sydney has been taking strides to redevelop its rougher edges, bridging the gap between its two traditionally touristed districts, Circular Quay and Bondi Beach. Brandon Presser, Harper's BAZAAR, 30 Dec. 2019 Today, the taxistas have given way to snorkelers and cave divers enjoying this little-touristed swimming hole. National Geographic, 31 May 2019 Artist Residence London An artsy bolthole in a less touristed section of South London, with a dynamite cellar bar. Julia Buckley, Condé Nast Traveler, 27 Feb. 2018 Bonus: Hallstätt is only an hour’s drive from Salzburg and three from Vienna, making it a relatively easy day trip from Austria’s larger and more touristed cities. Krisanne Fordham, Condé Nast Traveler, 2 Feb. 2018 But this memorial, installed more than 30 years ago in the most touristed part of Annapolis, was dedicated to an African slave. Petula Dvorak, Washington Post, 28 Aug. 2017 And what better way to decompress from our fascinating yet grueling family trek through one of China’s less touristed regions than with a stay at a familiar Western holiday staple: Club Med. Kelvin Chan, The Seattle Times, 23 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of touristed

1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Touristed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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