architourist

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of architecture and tourist.

NounEdit

architourist (plural architourists)

  1. A tourist whose primary activity involves seeing buildings and other architectural works.
    • 1991, "Chicago's Good Place to Indulge Edifice Complex", St. Paul Pioneer Press, 9 June 1991:
      There is so much to see in Chicago that it can be more than a little confusing for the would-be architourist.
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