Cook's tour

[ koo ks ]
/ kʊks /

noun

a guided but cursory tour of the major features of a place or area.

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Origin of Cook's tour

1905–10; after Thomas Cook (1808–92), English travel agent
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British Dictionary definitions for cook's tour

Cook's tour

noun

informal a rapid but extensive tour or survey of anything

Word Origin for Cook's tour

C19: after Thomas Cook 2
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