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tourist

[too r-ist] /ˈtʊər ɪst/
noun
1.
a person who is traveling, especially for pleasure.
adverb
3.
in tourist-class accommodations, or by tourist-class conveyance:
to travel tourist.
Origin of tourist
1770-1780
First recorded in 1770-80; tour + -ist
Related forms
nontourist, noun
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tourist

/ˈtʊərɪst/
noun
1.
  1. a person who travels for pleasure, usually sightseeing and staying in hotels
  2. (as modifier): tourist attractions
2.
a person on an excursion or sightseeing tour
3.
a person travelling abroad as a member of a sports team that is playing a series of usually international matches
4.
Also called tourist class. the lowest class of accommodation on a passenger ship
adjective
5.
of or relating to tourist accommodation
Derived Forms
touristic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for tourist
n.

1780, from tour (n.) + -ist; tourist trap attested from 1939, in Graham Greene.

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