globetrotter

[ glohb-trot-er ]
/ ˈgloʊbˌtrɒt ər /

noun

a person who travels regularly or frequently to countries all over the world.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. globe-trot,
  2. globefish,
  3. globeflower,
  4. globesity,
  5. globetrot,
  6. globigerina,
  7. globigerina ooze,
  8. globin,
  9. globish,
  10. globoid

Origin of globetrotter

First recorded in 1870–75; globe + trotter

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British Dictionary definitions for globetrotter

globetrotter

/ (ˈɡləʊbˌtrɒtə) /

noun

a habitual worldwide traveller, esp a tourist or businessman
Derived Formsglobetrotting, noun, adjective

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Word Origin and History for globetrotter

globetrotter

n.

"world traveller," 1871, from globe + agent noun from trot (v.). As a verb, globetrot is recorded from 1883.

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