- a person who goes on a trip, especially an excursion, lasting all or part of a day but not overnight.
Origin of day-tripper
1895–1900; day trip + -er1
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Examples from the Web for day-tripper
The true lover of the mountains flees the spot, for the day-tripper is a burden and desire fails.Climbing in The British Isles, Vol. II
W. P. Haskett Smith