noun British.

Origin of holidaymaker

First recorded in 1830–40; holiday + maker Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for holiday-maker

Historical Examples of holiday-maker

  • But in spite of his leisurely look, he had not in the least the seeming of a holiday-maker.

    Somehow Good

    William de Morgan

  • The oncoming of bad weather, beheld from below, is a grievance to the holiday-maker.

    The Alps

    Martin Conway

  • Even at this time of day much of the English Border is still a kind of terra incognita to the tourist and holiday-maker.

    In the Border Country

    W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett

  • The holiday-maker rejoices in the glorious day, and the painter turns aside to shut his eyes.

    The Gentle Art of Making Enemies

    James McNeill Whistler

  • Leamington will scarcely interest the holiday-maker in Shakespeare land.

British Dictionary definitions for holiday-maker



British a person who goes on holidayUS and Canadian equivalents: vacationer, vacationist
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