visitor

noun vis·i·tor \ ˈvi-zə-tər , ˈviz-tər \
Updated on: 18 Feb 2018

Definition of visitor

: one that visits; especially : one that makes formal visits of inspection

Examples of visitor in a Sentence

  1. The museum gets visitors from all over the world.

  2. Visitors to the office must sign in at the desk.

  3. There's a visitor waiting for you in the lobby.

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First Known Use of visitor

14th century


VISITOR Defined for English Language Learners

visitor

noun

Definition of visitor for English Language Learners

  • : someone who visits a person or place



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