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Definition of "tourist" []

  • One who travels for pleasure. (noun)
  • A person who travels for pleasure, usually sightseeing and staying in hotels (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A person on an excursion or sightseeing tour (noun)
  • A person travelling abroad as a member of a sports team that is playing a series of usually international matches (noun)
  • The lowest class of accommodation on a passenger ship (noun)
  • Of or relating to tourist accommodation (adjective)

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Use "tourist" in a sentence
  • "If the tourist is arriving late at night, he/she may find that these casas de cambio are closed."
  • "The ship's operator, Crociere Costa SpA, has accused Schettino of causing the wreck by making the unapproved detour, and the captain has acknowledged carrying out what he called a "tourist navigation" that brought the ship closer to Giglio."
  • "The ship's operator, Crociere Costa, has accused Schettino of causing the wreck by making the unapproved detour, and the captain has acknowledged carrying out what he called a "tourist navigation" that brought the ship closer to Giglio."