round trip


noun

a trip to a given place and back again: Fares for round trips often have a discount.
a transportation ticket for such a trip.
Pinochle. roundhouse(def 4).

Origin of round trip

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55

Related forms

round-trip, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for round trip

round trip

noun

a trip to a place and back again, esp returning by a different route

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Idioms and Phrases with round trip

round trip

A journey to a given place and back again, usually over the same route; also, a ticket for such a trip. For example, The fare for a round trip is generally lower than for two one-way journeys. [Mid-1800s]


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