sightseer


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sight·see

 (sīt′sē′)
intr.v. sight·saw (-sô′), sight·seen (-sēn′), sight·see·ing, sight·sees
To tour sights of interest.

sight′se′er n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sightseer - a tourist who is visiting sights of interestsightseer - a tourist who is visiting sights of interest
holidaymaker, tourer, tourist - someone who travels for pleasure
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sightseer

noun
One who travels for pleasure:
Chiefly British: tripper.
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Translations
turist

sightseer

[ˈsaɪtˌsɪəʳ] Nturista mf, excursionista mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

sightseer

[ˈsaɪtsiːər] ntouriste mf
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

sightseer

[ˈsaɪtˌsiːəʳ] nturista m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
The air of the grounds and perhaps such a view of the house as any other sightseer might get are quite enough for me."
The sidewalk was blockaded with sightseers who had gathered to stare at sightseers, justifying the natural law that every creature on earth is preyed upon by some other creature.
Every quarter of an hour the railway brought fresh accessions of sightseers; and, according to the statement of the Tampa Town
Indeed, the sightseers soon found that this particular sight was surrounded with the most extraordinary precautions.
Colonel Morris entered the room with two new visitors; presumably two new sightseers delayed by the accident.
Indeed, if ghosts have any interest in the affections of those who succeed them they must reap their richest harvests when the fine weather comes again and the lovers, the sightseers, and the holiday-makers pour themselves out of trains and omnibuses into their old pleasure-grounds.
Bert stood there in the middle of the bridge, in a place that most people who knew it remembered as a place populous with sightseers and excursionists, and he was the only human being in sight there.
A crowd of morbid sightseers were still gathered round Deep Dene House, which was just such a suburban villa as I had pictured.
By some subtle spiritual or physical alchemy observation had been transmuted into action--the sightseers had become participants in the spectacle--the audience had usurped the stage.
"I would put money on a girl and Victoria (as a name) because we could call her Tori," tourist Sarah Owens said.Fellow sightseer Danni Ma picked Mary: "(It) sounds very old fashioned but it is Meghan and Harry (combined).
Steve called on his dad, a genuinely avid sightseer "without the murdering aspect", to put together a route for the couple to take as they set off for a romantic adventure in Chris's caravan (Tina even knits herself some sexy underwear in anticipation).
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