- a person or thing that travels.
- a person who travels or has traveled in distant places or foreign lands.
- traveling salesman.
- part of a mechanism constructed to move in a fixed course.
- Textiles. (in ring spinning) a small metal device that moves rapidly around the ring and guides the yarn onto the revolving bobbin.
- a metal ring or thimble fitted to move freely on a rope, spar, or rod.
- Also called horse.the rope, spar, or rod itself.
- Also traveler curtain. Theater. a transverse curtain opened by being drawn from both sides of the proscenium.
- (often initial capital letter) Chiefly British. a member of any of a number of traditionally itinerant peoples of the British Isles and other English-speaking areas, including, in addition to people of Gypsy origin, autochthonous groups such as the speakers of Shelta.
Origin of traveler
Examples from the Web for traveler
She has been a huge fan of the festival for years … and there has always been that traveler crossover with Glastonbury.London’s Pagan Counterculture Kings
October 12, 2014
A traveler attempted to jump from their flight midair while another spat on fellow passengers in a fit of rage.Plane-Related Incidents Reach New Level of Weird
April 16, 2014
Pavee Point, an Irish traveler rights organization, said it had been infuriated by the police's actions.Blonde Child Reunited With Roma Family After Irish Police Blunder
October 23, 2013
Every traveler deserves to be hosted like we were at La Maison du Parc, but the real delight is in the morning.On La Route du Cidre: Getting Buzzed on Normandy’s Cider Trail
September 22, 2013
In other words, the Dubai traveler had transmitted the infection.Please Pay Attention to the MERS Warnings
May 31, 2013
Some called him Tom Sawyer the Traveler, and that just swelled him up fit to bust.Tom Sawyer Abroad
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The traveler was certainly too hurried and preoccupied to think of doughnuts.Pee-wee Harris
Percy Keese Fitzhugh
And I may say, too, that they are most hospitable to the traveler, as our own experience with them exemplified.The Long Labrador Trail
What did it cost one traveler to get to America in the sixteenth century?Introductory American History
Henry Eldridge Bourne
Bayard Taylor, a distinguished American traveler, writer, and poet.
Word Origin and History for traveler
also traveller, late 14c., agent noun from travel (v.).