tour·​ist·​ed ˈtu̇r-i-stəd How to pronounce touristed (audio)
: frequented by tourists
heavily touristed seaside towns

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But John John Florence has other ideas of how to spend your time on Hawaii’s most touristed island. Tasha Zemke, Outside Online, 5 Dec. 2022 Lesser-known and far less touristed than Cabo San Lucas two hours south, La Paz makes an incredible journey for nature lovers. Krista Simmons, Sunset Magazine, 7 Oct. 2022 The natural instinct is to turn to National Parks like Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Cuyahoga, but thankfully there are slightly less touristed areas worth exploring, too, particularly in the North and Eastern regions of the Sierra. Krista Simmons, Sunset Magazine, 22 Sep. 2022 That’s especially the case for adventure travel, which by its very nature has all the makings of a post-pandemic antidote, with its focus on small group outings, less touristed destinations, and wide-open spaces. Erin Riley, Outside Online, 21 May 2020 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of touristed was in 1949

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Cite this Entry

“Touristed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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