noun Chiefly British.
- traveling salesman,
- traveling salesman problem,
- traveling salesperson,
- traveling-wave tube,
- traveller's cheque,
- traveller's joy,
- travelling people,
- travelling salesman,
- travelling wave
- a metal ring or thimble fitted to move freely on a rope, spar, or rod.
- Also called horse.the rope, spar, or rod itself.
Origin of traveler
Examples from the Web for traveller
This is a new kind of hostel for a new generation of traveller.
Every traveller thinks through what kind of experience they want.
Eager to warn the traveller of what she had seen, she touched her.The Angel Over the Right Shoulder|Elizabeth Wooster Stuart Phelps
They have become familiar with the English traveller only to regard him with contempt.
The traveller who descends into Italy by an Alpine pass never forgets the surprise and delight of the transition.Our Italy|Charles Dudley Warner
For some miles, the traveller goes through the magnificent plain which from its great width, appears almost circular.Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth, Vol. II (of 2)|Dorothy Wordsworth
A chapel was built at Seaton in honour of this traveller saint.Wanderings in Wessex|Edric Holmes
- a thimble fitted to slide freely on a rope, spar, or rod
- the fixed rod on which such a thimble slides
also traveller, late 14c., agent noun from travel (v.).