sightseer


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sight·see

 (sīt′sē′)
intr.v. sight·saw (-sô′), sight·seen (-sēn′), sight·see·ing, sight·sees
To tour sights of interest.

sight′se′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sightseer - a tourist who is visiting sights of interestsightseer - a tourist who is visiting sights of interest
holidaymaker, tourer, tourist - someone who travels for pleasure

sightseer

noun
One who travels for pleasure:
Chiefly British: tripper.
Translations
turist

sightseer

[ˈsaɪtˌsɪəʳ] Nturista mf, excursionista mf

sightseer

[ˈsaɪtsiːər] ntouriste mf

sightseer

[ˈsaɪtˌsiːəʳ] nturista m/f
References in classic literature ?
The air of the grounds and perhaps such a view of the house as any other sightseer might get are quite enough for me.
The sidewalk was blockaded with sightseers who had gathered to stare at sightseers, justifying the natural law that every creature on earth is preyed upon by some other creature.
Indeed, the sightseers soon found that this particular sight was surrounded with the most extraordinary precautions.
Colonel Morris entered the room with two new visitors; presumably two new sightseers delayed by the accident.
By some subtle spiritual or physical alchemy observation had been transmuted into action--the sightseers had become participants in the spectacle--the audience had usurped the stage.
Bert stood there in the middle of the bridge, in a place that most people who knew it remembered as a place populous with sightseers and excursionists, and he was the only human being in sight there.
A crowd of morbid sightseers were still gathered round Deep Dene House, which was just such a suburban villa as I had pictured.
Indeed, if ghosts have any interest in the affections of those who succeed them they must reap their richest harvests when the fine weather comes again and the lovers, the sightseers, and the holiday-makers pour themselves out of trains and omnibuses into their old pleasure-grounds.
Steve called on his dad, a genuinely avid sightseer "without the murdering aspect", to put together a route for the couple to take as they set off for a romantic adventure in Chris's caravan (Tina even knits herself some sexy underwear in anticipation).
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Maps, recommended lodgings, black-and-white photographs, detailed notes and much more make Exploring Texas History a "must-have" for the Texas sightseer.