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tour·ist

 (to͝or′ĭst)
n.
One who travels for pleasure.

tour·is′tic adj.
tour·is′ti·cal·ly adv.

tourist

(ˈtʊərɪst)
n
1.
a. a person who travels for pleasure, usually sightseeing and staying in hotels
b. (as modifier): tourist attractions.
2. a person on an excursion or sightseeing tour
3. (General Sporting Terms) a person travelling abroad as a member of a sports team that is playing a series of usually international matches
4. (Nautical Terms) Also called: tourist class the lowest class of accommodation on a passenger ship
adj
of or relating to tourist accommodation
tourˈistic adj

tour•ist

(ˈtʊər ɪst)

n.
1. a person who makes a tour, esp. for pleasure.
adv.
3. in tourist-class accommodations, or by tourist-class conveyance: to travel tourist.
[1770–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tourist - someone who travels for pleasuretourist - someone who travels for pleasure  
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
excursionist, rubberneck, sightseer, tripper - a tourist who is visiting sights of interest

tourist

noun traveller, journeyer, voyager, tripper, globetrotter, holiday-maker, sightseer, excursionist foreign tourists
Quotations
"You perceive I generalize with intrepidity from single instances. It is the tourist's custom" [Mark Twain]

tourist

noun
One who travels for pleasure:
Chiefly British: tripper.
Translations
سَائِحسائِح
turistaturistický
turist
turisti
turist
túristi, ferîamaîur
旅行者
관광객
turistický
turist
turist
นักท่องเที่ยว
khách du lịch

tourist

[ˈtʊərɪst]
A. N
1. (on holiday) → turista mf
2. (Sport) (= visiting team) the touristsel equipo visitante
B. CPD [attraction, season] → turístico
tourist agency Nagencia f de turismo
tourist bureau N = tourist information centre tourist class Nclase f turista
tourist industry Nindustria f del turismo
tourist information centre, tourist office Noficina f de turismo, oficina f de información turística
tourist season Ntemporada f del turismo
the tourist trade Nel turismo
tourist trap Nsitio m para turistas
tourist visa Nvisado m turístico, visa f turística (LAm)

tourist

[ˈtʊərɪst]
ntouriste mf
adv [travel] → en classe touriste
modif [season] → touristique; [agency] → de tourisme; [authority, board] → du tourisme; [attraction, resort, town, destination] → touristique; [development] → du tourisme; [facilities] → touristiquetourist class nclasse f touriste
to travel tourist class → voyager en classe touristetourist industry nindustrie f touristiquetourist information ninformations fpl touristiquestourist information office nbureau m de tourismetourist office noffice m du tourisme, syndicat m d'initiativetourist trade ntourisme mtourist trap npiège m à touristes

tourist

n (= person)Tourist(in) m(f), → Fremde(r) mf; (Sport) → Gast m; (= tourist class)Touristenklasse f; to travel touristin der Touristenklasse reisen
attrTouristen-; tourist seasonReisesaison or -zeit f; tourist trafficReiseverkehr m

tourist

:
tourist agency
nReisebüro nt
tourist association
nFremdenverkehrsverband m
tourist centre, (US) tourist center
nTouristenort m
tourist class
adv travel, flyin der Touristenklasse
tourist-class
adj ticket, fare, passengerder Touristenklasse
tourist guide
nFremdenführer(in) m(f)
tourist information centre
n (Brit) → Touristen-Informationsbüro nt, → Touristen-Informationszentrum nt
tourist office
tourist trade
nFremdenverkehrsgewerbe nt

tourist

[ˈtʊərɪst]
1. nturista m/f
2. adj (attraction, season) → turistico/a
the tourist trade → il turismo
3. adv (travel) → in classe turistica

tour

(tuə) noun
1. a journey to several places and back. They went on a tour of Italy.
2. a visit around a particular place. He took us on a tour of the house and gardens.
3. an official period of time of work usually abroad. He did a tour of duty in Fiji.
verb
to go on a tour (around). to tour Europe.
ˈtourism noun
the industry dealing with tourists ie hotels, catering etc. Tourism is an important part of our economy.
ˈtourist noun
a person who travels for pleasure. London is usually full of tourists; (also adjective) the tourist industry.
ˈtour guide noun
a person who guides tourists on trips.
ˈtourist guide noun
a guide with information about tourist attractions.

tourist

سَائِح turista turist Tourist τουρίστας turista turisti touriste turist turista 旅行者 관광객 toerist turist turysta turista турист turist นักท่องเที่ยว turist khách du lịch 游客
References in classic literature ?
The tourist, the valetudinarian, or the amateur of the beauties of nature, who, in the train of his four-in-hand, now rolls through the scenes we have attempted to describe, in quest of information, health, or pleasure, or floats steadily toward his object on those artificial waters which have sprung up under the administration of a statesman* who has dared to stake his political character on the hazardous issue, is not to suppose that his ancestors traversed those hills, or struggled with the same currents with equal facility.
All tourists MENTION the Rhine legends--in that sort of way which quietly pretends that the mentioner has been familiar with them all his life, and that the reader cannot possibly be ignorant of them--but no tourist ever TELLS them.
It is many and many a year since the hapless half-breed scooped out the stone to catch the priceless drops, but to this day the tourist stares longest at that pathetic stone and that slow-dropping water when he comes to see the wonders of McDougal's cave.
It finds ignoble occupation as a gaping-ground for the vacuous tourist,--somewhat as Heine might have imagined Pan carrying the gentleman's luggage from the coach to the hotel.
Its wires are waiting at the dock and the depot, so that a tourist may sit in his stateroom and talk with a friend in some distant office.
This article made a great deal of noise, and, being copied into all the papers, seriously depressed the advocates of the rash tourist.
I don't call it a plunge-bath," His Sub-Excellency remarked, "unless your Active Tourist goes right under
He had certain practical instincts which served him excellently in his trade of tourist.
She has lived practically on the tourist traffic attracted by her annual pageants of Parliaments, Boards, Municipal Councils, etc.
When the tourist season was over, the steamer ran between London and Australia, stopping at Ceylon, and there Olsen sold the ivory to a Cingalese jeweller for two imitation sapphires.
When I did not prefer to keep mine to myself there was always a stray tourist, disencumbered of his Baedeker, to discuss them with, or some domesticated painter rejoicing in the return of the season of strong effects.
In his tweed suit and cloth cap he looked like any other tourist upon the moor, and he had contrived, with that catlike love of personal cleanliness which was one of his characteristics, that his chin should be as smooth and his linen as perfect as if he were in Baker Street.

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