visiting

adjective
vis·​it·​ing | \ˈvi-zə-tiŋ, ˈviz-tiŋ\

Definition of visiting 

1 : invited to join or attend an institution (such as a university) for a limited time a visiting professor a visiting fellow

2 : playing on an opponent's grounds the visiting team

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One scenario included the home team would decide to send out all players for the National Anthem, and if the visiting team does not comply it will be assessed a 15-yard penalty. Mac Engel, star-telegram, "Want to put a stop to kneeling during the national anthem, NFL? Stop playing it | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 23 May 2018 Many of the fans came to support the visiting team, Long Beach Poly. David Carrillo Peñaloza, latimes.com, "Sage Hill baseball loses to Long Beach Poly on squeeze play," 17 May 2018 No more visiting teams or working out for them privately. Kent Somers, azcentral, "Josh Rosen on first practice with Arizona Cardinals: 'Pretty cool'," 11 May 2018 But some sponsors stuck with her, with ads running for a visiting nurse service, a floor covering company, a debt relief company, a weight reduction drink, a knife sharpener and a pillow manufacturer. CBS News, "Laura Ingraham returns to TV, vows to fight "Stalinist" liberals," 10 Apr. 2018 But some sponsors stuck with her, with ads running for a visiting nurse service, a floor covering company, a debt relief company, a weight reduction drink, a knife sharpener and a pillow manufacturer. David Bauder, chicagotribune.com, "Laura Ingraham returns to Fox, complains about censorship," 10 Apr. 2018 His left hand clasped the hand of his wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who’d spent three decades fighting for her husband’s release — while only seeing him during prison visiting hours. Cleve R. Wootson Jr., Washington Post, "Winnie and Nelson Mandela’s marriage survived three decades of prison — but not freedom," 2 Apr. 2018 Intelligence agents had even coached the team’s official cheerleader to make the visiting team feel welcome. Margaret Coker, New York Times, "Iraq and Saudi Arabia Come Together Just for Kicks," 6 Mar. 2018 PERFECT PLACE Creighton was trying to become the first visiting team with four victories at the Cintas Center, which opened in 2000. USA TODAY, "Bluiett has 24, No. 10 Xavier routs No. 25 Creighton 92-70," 13 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of visiting

1949, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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visiting

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of visiting

—used to describe someone (such as a teacher) who goes to work for a limited time at a different school, college, etc.

sports : playing on the field or court of an opponent

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