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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.

traveller

(ˈtrævələ; ˈtrævlə) or

traveler

n
1. a person who travels, esp habitually
2. (Commerce) See travelling salesman
3. (Peoples) (sometimes capital) a member of the travelling people
4. (Mechanical Engineering) a part of a mechanism that moves in a fixed course
5. (Nautical Terms) nautical
a. a thimble fitted to slide freely on a rope, spar, or rod
b. the fixed rod on which such a thimble slides
6. Austral a swagman
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.traveller - a person who changes locationtraveller - 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

traveller

U.S. traveler
noun
1. voyager, tourist, passenger, journeyer, explorer, hiker, tripper, globetrotter, holiday-maker, wayfarer, excursionist Many air travellers suffer puffy ankles during long flights.
2. gypsy, migrant, wanderer, tinker, tramp, transient, nomad, itinerant, drifter, vagrant, Romany, vagabond, New Age traveller, wayfarer The whole idea of being a traveller is being self-sufficient.
3. travelling salesman, representative, rep, salesman, sales rep, commercial traveller, agent My father was a commercial traveller who migrated from Scotland.
Translations
مُسَافِرمُسافِر
cestovatelcestující-ka
rejsende
matkailija
נוסענוסעת
putnikputnica
utazó
ferîamaîur
旅行者
여행자
popotnik
putnicaputnik
resenär
ผู้เดินทาง
khách du lịch

traveller

traveler (US) [ˈtrævləʳ]
A. N (gen) → viajero/a m/f (Comm) (also commercial traveller) → viajante mf
a traveller in soapun viajante en jabones
B. CPD traveller's cheque, traveler's check (US) Ncheque m de viajero
traveller's joy N (Bot) → clemátide f

traveller

[ˈtrævər] (British) traveler (US) n
(= person travelling) → voyageur/euse m/f
(= gypsy) → personne mf du voyagetraveller's cheque [ˌtrævərzˈtʃɛk] n (British)chèque m de voyage

traveller

, (US) traveler
n
Reisende(r) mf; I am a poor travellerich vertrage das Reisen nicht
(also commercial traveller)Vertreter(in) m(f), → Handelsreisende(r) mf

traveller

traveler (Am) [ˈtrævləʳ] n (gen) → viaggiatore/trice (Comm) → commesso viaggiatore (Brit) (gypsy) → zingaro/a
my fellow travellers → i miei compagni di viaggio

travel

(ˈtrӕvl) past tense, past participle ˈtravelled , (American) ˈtraveled verb
1. to go from place to place; to journey. I travelled to Scotland by train; He has to travel a long way to school.
2. to move. Light travels in a straight line.
3. to visit places, especially foreign countries. He has travelled a great deal.
noun
the act of travelling. Travel to and from work can be very tiring.
ˈtraveller noun
a person who travels. a weary traveller.
ˈtravelogue , (American) ˈtravelog noun
a film, article, talk etc about travels.
ˈtravels noun plural
the visiting of foreign countries etc. She's off on her travels again.
travel agency, travel bureau
a place where one can arrange journeys, book tickets etc. We went to the travel agency to book our holidays.
travel agent
a person in charge of, or working in, a travel agency.
ˈtraveller's cheque noun
(American traveler's check) a cheque that a person can use in a foreign country instead of money, or to change into local money.

ˈtraveller's palm

a palm of the banana family, with a row of large leaves at the crown.

traveller

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
References in classic literature ?
It stirred not, but seemed gathered up in the gloom, like some gigantic monster ready to spring upon the traveller.
Not always, though: Ledyard, the great New England traveller, and Mungo Park, the Scotch one; of all men, they possessed the least assurance in the parlor.
True, other fish are found exceedingly brisk in those Hyperborean waters; but these, be it observed, are your cold-blooded, lungless fish, whose very bellies are refrigerators; creatures, that warm themselves under the lee of an iceberg, as a traveller in winter would bask before an inn fire; whereas, like man, the whale has lungs and warm blood.
The traveller in the south must often have remarked that peculiar air of refinement, that softness of voice and manner, which seems in many cases to be a particular gift to the quadroon and mulatto women.
No Gytrash was this,--only a traveller taking the short cut to Millcote.
One traveller, the hound, being an old dog and fond of its ease, returned; but neither Cathy, nor the pony, nor the two pointers were visible in any direction: I despatched emissaries down this path, and that path, and at last went wandering in search of her myself.
He did it with some flourish of ceremony, for a mail journey from London in winter was an achievement to congratulate an adventurous traveller upon.
He was a sort of town traveller for a number of miscellaneous houses, now; but made little or nothing of it, I am afraid.
Jem could be found and made to restore the money: Marner did not want to punish him, but only to get back his gold which had gone from him, and left his soul like a forlorn traveller on an unknown desert.
This was not the same building of which the stately ruins still interest the traveller, and which was erected at a later period by the Lord Hastings, High Chamberlain of England, one of the first victims of the tyranny of Richard the Third, and yet better known as one of Shakspeare's characters than by his historical fame.
I was afraid of trampling on every traveller I met, and often called aloud to have them stand out of the way, so that I had like to have gotten one or two broken heads for my impertinence.
The traveller answered that the same morning they had met these shepherds, and seeing them dressed in this mournful fashion they had asked them the reason of their appearing in such a guise; which one of them gave, describing the strange behaviour and beauty of a shepherdess called Marcela, and the loves of many who courted her, together with the death of that Chrysostom to whose burial they were going.