traveller

[ trav-uh-ler, trav-ler ]
/ ˈtræv ə lər, ˈtræv lər /

noun Chiefly British.

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OTHER WORDS FROM traveller

non·trav·el·ler, noun

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traveler
[ trav-uh-ler, trav-ler ]
/ ˈtræv ə lər, ˈtræv lər /

noun

Also especially British, trav·el·ler.

Origin of traveler

First recorded in 1325–75, traveler is from the Middle English word travaillour. See travel, -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM traveler

non·trav·el·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for traveller

traveller

US traveler

/ (ˈtrævələ, ˈtrævlə) /

noun

a person who travels, esp habitually
(sometimes capital) a member of the travelling people
a part of a mechanism that moves in a fixed course
nautical
  1. a thimble fitted to slide freely on a rope, spar, or rod
  2. the fixed rod on which such a thimble slides
Australian a swagman
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