Definition of "traveler" []

  • One who travels or has traveled, as to distant places. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A traveling salesperson. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A member of any of various groups of traditionally itinerate people living especially in Scotland and Ireland. (noun)
  • Nautical A metal ring that moves freely back and forth on a rope, rod, or spar. (noun)
  • Nautical The rope, rod, or spar on which such a ring moves. (noun)
  • A person who travels, esp habitually (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.

  • A member of the travelling people (noun)
  • A part of a mechanism that moves in a fixed course (noun)
  • A thimble fitted to slide freely on a rope, spar, or rod (noun)
  • The fixed rod on which such a thimble slides (noun)
  • A swagman (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "traveler" in a sentence
  • "˜traveler™ signifies by imposition the human being who is a traveler, but also represents the road the traveler travels on."
  • "Now, if it ` s writings to entice someone or there ` s kiddie porn involved, that ` s what the FBI usually goes after, what they call a traveler, someone who will travel to get a minor or have the minor travel to them."
  • "The traveler is comparatively disadvantaged and needs to compensate by asking the locals about current conditions."