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or car·a·van·er

  1. Also car·a·van·eer [kar-uh-va-neer] /ˌkær ə væˈnɪər/.
    1. a leader of a caravan.
    2. a person who travels or lives in a caravan.
  2. Chiefly British. a person who travels or lives in a house trailer.
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Origin of caravanner

First recorded in 1890–95; caravan + -er1
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Examples from the Web for caravaneer

Historical Examples of caravaneer

  • Caravaneer′, the leader of a caravan; Caravan′sary, Caravan′sera, a kind of unfurnished inn where caravans stop.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)


  • The caravaneer looks down with indifference upon the dense curiosity of the smaller towns; the larger cities he wisely avoids.