Definition of touristy
1 : patronized by or appealing to tourists touristy restaurants
2 : characteristic of or relating to tourists touristy behavior
Recent Examples of touristy from the Web
But Stock Island also has its own distinct character as an industrial area home to commercial fisherman, setting it apart from the touristy gimmicks of Key West.
What to Eat Newport can be pretty touristy in the summer, but good news: almost all the food is delicious—even at the most *touristy* of places.
Such travel will now require people to go as part of a group, with documentation about the activities taking place — which, administration officials said, aren’t supposed to include touristy activities such as spending time at the beach.
Few areas of the city have been so physically and economically transformed by the easing of U.S. travel restrictions as the touristy part of Old Havana, a major beneficiary as the number of American visitors to the island has grown threefold.
Rarely crowded, the Wisdom Path offers a quiet corner for reflection in an otherwise touristy area -- not to mention excellent views of the outlying islands.
Tropical Storm Beatriz has formed in the Pacific Ocean near a coastal region of southern Mexico that's home to touristy beach communities.
Fong Kei Fong Kei is a centuries-old pastry shop in the touristy area of Rua do Cunha specializing in almond cakes and cookies.
One retailer experimenting with ways to reach a new generation is Story, located near the touristy Meatpacking District in New York City.
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Definition of touristy for English Language Learners
: attracting or appealing to tourists
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