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 (vā-kā′shə-nĭst, və-)
One who is on vacation.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vacationist - someone on vacationvacationist - someone on vacation; someone who is devoting time to pleasure or relaxation rather than to work
nonworker - a person who does nothing
camper - someone living temporarily in a tent or lodge for recreation
summercater, sport - (Maine colloquial) a temporary summer resident of Maine
summercaters - (Maine colloquial) temporary summer residents of coastal Maine
weekender - someone who vacations on a weekend
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