tourist

See also: Tourist

EnglishEdit

 
Tourists taking photographs of Primošten, Croatia

EtymologyEdit

From tour +‎ -ist.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈtʊəɹɪst/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈtʊɹ.ɪst/, /ˈtɝ.ɪst/, /ˈtɔɹ.ɪst/

NounEdit

tourist (plural tourists)

  1. Someone who travels for pleasure rather than for business. [from 1770s]
  2. (derogatory) One who visits a place or attends a social event out of curiosity, wanting to watch without commitment or involvement.
  3. (sports, informal) A member of the visiting team in a match.

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