touristic

adjective
tour·is·tic | \ tu̇r-ˈi-stik \

Definition of touristic 

: of or relating to a tour, tourism, or tourists the touristic tradition of visiting Roman ruins by night —Naomi Rosenblum

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touristically \tu̇r-ˈi-sti-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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Some 100-plus hotel guests, in a mix of touristic athleisure and casual cocktail attire, were milling around the hotel’s grand atrium. Zach Everson, Condé Nast Traveler, "Inside the World’s Most Controversial Hotel," 2 May 2018 Lower Manhattan also began to embrace its own heritage, as landlords who once valued only commercial viability now saw the buildings’ residential and touristic appeal. Jason Farago, New York Times, "When Wall Street Was Unoccupied," 11 Jan. 2018 But all these tendrils of touristic desire, every tweet, can reach through a neighborhood and break up its residential life. Anne Gisleson, Curbed, "Bywater faces its future," 23 May 2018 The last attack occurred in March near the touristic southern town of Carcassonne where an extremist with a gun killed three people, two in a supermarket, including an officer who exchanged himself for a hostage. Washington Post, "French police question parents, friend of Paris attacker," 13 May 2018 The last attack occurred in March near the touristic southern town of Carcassonne where an extremist with a gun killed three people, two in a supermarket, including an officer who exchanged himself for a hostage. Elaine Ganley, The Seattle Times, "French police question parents, friend of Paris attacker," 13 May 2018 The gorgeous look and feel of the place initially lends the story a leisurely, almost touristic vibe quite different from anything the director has achieved in his previous work. Justin Chang, latimes.com, "Cannes kicks off with two Spanish-language dramas, 'Everybody Knows' and 'Birds of Passage'," 9 May 2018 The many shots of Paris and Aix-en-Provence, the geographic poles of Cézanne’s existence, are mostly touristic filler (unlike the shots of Cézanne’s studio and his family home, both in Aix). Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, "Painting a portrait of Cézanne as portrait painter," 10 Apr. 2018 Their terminus point is Flushing, N.Y., different from the traditional touristic Chinatown as a strictly functional community but, in its hermetic self-containment, a creature of the same forces. Stephen Phillips, San Francisco Chronicle, "‘Patriot Number One: American Dreams in Chinatown,’ by Lauren Hilgers," 29 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of touristic

1848, in the meaning defined above

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