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intr.v. globe·trot·ted, globe·trot·ting, globe·trots
To travel often and widely, especially for sightseeing.

[Back-formation from globetrotter.]

globe′trot′ter n.
globe′trot′ting n.
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a habitual worldwide traveller, esp a tourist or businessperson
ˈglobeˌtrotting n, adj
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(ˈgloʊbˌtrɒt ər)

a person who travels regularly to countries all over the world.
globe′trot`ting, n., adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.globetrotter - someone who travels widely and oftenglobetrotter - someone who travels widely and often
cosmopolitan, cosmopolite - a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries
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[ˈgləʊbˌtrɒtəʳ] ngiramondo m/f inv
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