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trav·el·er

or trav·el·ler  (trăv′əl-ər, trăv′lər)
n.
1. One who travels or has traveled, as to distant places.
2. often traveller Chiefly British
a. A traveling salesperson.
b. A member of any of various groups of traditionally itinerant people living especially in Scotland and Ireland.
3. Nautical
a. A metal ring that moves freely back and forth on a rope, rod, or spar.
b. The rope, rod, or spar on which such a ring moves.
c. A carriage that slides on a transverse track near the stern of a sailboat, providing an adjustable point of attachment for the mainsheet block.

trav•el•er

(ˈtræv ə lər, ˈtræv lər)

n.
1. a person or thing that travels.
2. a person who travels or has traveled in distant places or foreign lands.
4. a part of a mechanism constructed to move in a fixed course.
5.
a. a metal ring or thimble fitted to move freely on a rope, spar, or rod.
b. the rope, spar, or rod itself.
6. Also called trav′eler cur`tain. a transverse curtain opened by being drawn from both sides of the proscenium.
7. (often cap.) Chiefly Brit. a member of any of a number of traditionally itinerant peoples of the British Isles.
Also, esp. Brit.,trav′el•ler.
[1325–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.traveler - a person who changes locationtraveler - a person who changes location  
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
absentee - one that is absent or not in residence
air traveler, air traveller - someone who travels by airplane
arriver, comer, arrival - someone who arrives (or has arrived)
astronaut, cosmonaut, spaceman - a person trained to travel in a spacecraft; "the Russians called their astronauts cosmonauts"
business traveler - a traveler whose expenses are paid by the business he works for
bearer, carrier, toter - someone whose employment involves carrying something; "the bonds were transmitted by carrier"
companion, fellow traveler, fellow traveller - a traveler who accompanies you
entrant - someone who enters; "new entrants to the country must go though immigration procedures"
flier, flyer - someone who travels by air
follower - someone who travels behind or pursues another
alien, foreigner, noncitizen, outlander - a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
hosteller - a traveler who lodges in hostels; "a youth hosteller"
courier, messenger - a person who carries a message
migrant, migrator - traveler who moves from one region or country to another
motorcyclist - a traveler who rides a motorcycle
mover - someone who moves
musher - a traveler who drives (or travels with) a dog team
passenger, rider - a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
pedestrian, footer, walker - a person who travels by foot
raftman, raftsman, rafter - someone who travels by raft
rider - a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
rider - a traveler who actively rides a vehicle (as a bicycle or motorcycle)
runner - someone who travels on foot by running
scourer - someone who travels widely and energetically; "he was a scourer of the seven seas"
bather, natator, swimmer - a person who travels through the water by swimming; "he is not a good swimmer"
holidaymaker, tourer, tourist - someone who travels for pleasure
transient - one who stays for only a short time; "transient laborers"
trekker - a traveler who makes a long arduous journey (as hiking through mountainous country)
visitant, visitor - someone who visits
voyager - a traveler to a distant land (especially one who travels by sea)
bird of passage, roamer, rover, wanderer - someone who leads a wandering unsettled life
journeyer, wayfarer - a traveler going on a trip
Translations
cestovatel
rejsende
matkailija
putnik
旅行者
여행자
resenär
ผู้เดินทาง
khách du lịch

traveler

مُسَافِر cestovatel rejsende Reisender ταξιδιώτης viajero matkailija voyageur putnik viaggiatore 旅行者 여행자 reiziger reisende podróżny viajante путешественник resenär ผู้เดินทาง yolcu khách du lịch 旅行者
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It was plain that he was lying and only wanted to get more money from the traveler.
It is good for me, bad for another traveler, and for himself it's unavoidable, because he needs money for food; the man said an officer had once given him a thrashing for letting a private traveler have the courier horses.
I make bold to ask your excellency to move a little for this gentleman," said the postmaster, entering the room followed by another traveler, also detained for lack of horses.
A TRAVELER hired an Ass to convey him to a distant place.
The four travelers passed through the rest of the forest in safety, and when they came out from its gloom saw before them a steep hill, covered from top to bottom with great pieces of rock.
replied the voice, and there stepped from behind the rock the strangest man the travelers had ever seen.
It shall be done," said the King, and at once the Winged Monkeys caught the four travelers and Toto up in their arms and flew away with them.
It was upon this kind of raft that the travelers were to take their place.
The travelers could therefore quit their prison at pleasure, as soon as they should reach the moon.
Now twenty-eight pounds of chlorate of potassium produces seven pounds of oxygen, or 2,400 litres-- the quantity necessary for the travelers during twenty-four hours.
A self-acting apparatus supplied the three travelers with air to breathe.
These bold travelers, Michel Ardan, President Barbicane, and Captain Nicholl, ought to make the passage in ninety-seven hours, thirteen minutes, and twenty seconds.