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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 ?
The Time Traveller (for so it will be convenient to speak of him) was expounding a recondite matter to us.
Clearly,' the Time Traveller proceeded, `any real body must have extension in FOUR directions: it must have Length, Breadth, Thickness, and--Duration.
A HIGHWAYMAN confronted a Traveller, and covering him with a firearm, shouted: "Your money or your life
My good friend," said the Traveller, "according to the terms of your demand my money will save my life, my life my money; you imply you will take one or the other, but not both.
That he feared one of the young ladies was not a strong or accustomed traveller, and had been over-fatigued two or three hours ago.
The insinuating traveller, acknowledging the flourish with an inclination of his head, passed from the Chief to the second young lady, who had not yet been referred to otherwise than as one of the ladies in whose behalf he felt so sensitive an interest.
Still, the traveller dashed forward at the same reckless pace, regardless alike of the dirt and wet which flew about his head, the profound darkness of the night, and the probability of encountering some desperate characters abroad.
The American traveller, in the present case, declined to believe that his bedroom was in a complete finished state without a gas-burner.
Sometimes, in passing through a solitary mountain valley, the traveller comes perchance upon the bleeding carcass of a deer or buffalo that has just been slain.
When we're chock full and the Travellers is all a-bed I come out for my 'elth.
So far as the geography, the inhabitants, the animals, and the features of the countries the travellers pass over are described, it is entirely accurate.
They came galloping forward in a body, as if about to make a furious charge, but, when close at hand, opened to the right and left, and wheeled in wide circles round the travellers, whooping and yelling like maniacs.