visiting

adjective
vis·​it·​ing | \ ˈvi-zə-tiŋ How to pronounce visiting (audio) , 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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During a 2015 hearing, Hunter herself questioned why a visiting judge had not been allowed to handle a case related to a fatal car crash involving Dinkelacker a few years earlier. Jason Williams, Cincinnati.com, "PX column: Tracie Hunter has no one to blame but herself for ending up in jail," 23 July 2019 The hospital in Spain had strict visiting rules and Ryan and their mom were only allowed to be there for 90 minutes each day. Kelsey Mo, azcentral, "UA student recounts sudden paralysis during trip to Spain," 3 July 2018 Both coaches were asked about the idea that a Christmas Day game favored the visiting team, which could treat it as a regular road game while the hosts were at home, perhaps surrounded by family celebrating the holiday. Brian Mahoney, The Seattle Times, "Antetokounmpo powers Bucks past Knicks in Christmas debut," 26 Dec. 2018 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

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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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