tour·​is·​tic tu̇r-ˈi-stik How to pronounce touristic (audio)
: of or relating to a tour, tourism, or tourists
the touristic tradition of visiting Roman ruins by night Naomi Rosenblum
touristically adverb

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There are currently no restrictions on such short-term rentals beyond applying for a touristic license, though that could change, said Paul Millward, sales director of Grupo-Garcia in Jalón-Jávea. Jill P. Capuzzo, New York Times, 2 Nov. 2022 Famous for its fairy chimneys, the Cappadocia region is also known for its wines, including Gelveri, in the not-so-touristic haven Güzelyurt, which produces natural wines in a restored Greek stone building, lovingly called Taş Mahal (Stone-Mahal). CNN, 18 Nov. 2022 The new season feels busier yet less mad than its predecessor; the action doesn’t stick hermetically to the hotel, the bigger canvas amplifying the series’ touristic appeal. Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times, 28 Oct. 2022 Chen also joked about assigning He a research trip with middle-aged women visiting Seoul from a touristic perspective to tighten the script further. Rebecca Souw, Variety, 9 Oct. 2022 MacRumors highlights the plant and flower recognition feature, but the same engine can also identify animals, touristic landmarks, books, and art. Chris Smith, BGR, 20 Aug. 2022 Try to get shots of bridges, alleyways, and photos taken at night to capture the essence of a city, beyond the typical touristic shots. Nadja Sayej, Forbes, 4 July 2022 But what really interests Petermann is the mystery surrounding the traboules — and the lack of available historical references to back up such an important part of the touristic landscape of Lyon. Lily Radziemski, Washington Post, 20 May 2022 Flyover gives you a 3D tour of cities that are major touristic attractions, offering a 3D view of the surroundings. Chris Smith, BGR, 12 May 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of touristic was in 1848

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Cite this Entry

“Touristic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2022.

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