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Definition of "touristy" []

  • Of or relating to tourists or tourism. (adjective)
  • Attracting or designed to attract tourists, especially in a showy or inauthentic way. (adjective)

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.

Use "touristy" in a sentence
  • "Yet some reviewers panned what they called her touristy themes, garish colors, and the “hysteria” of the giant crosses."
  • "No problems with border crossings, no advice on bus schedules or FM3s, no observations about real estate values or vacations in touristy resorts."
  • "Others call the touristy parts of town "Santa Fake" and say the manufactured look appeals to only some visitors."