tourist
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈtʊəɹɪst/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈtʊɹ.ɪst/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈtɝ.ɪst/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈtɔɹ.ɪst/
Noun

tourist (plural tourists)

  1. Someone who travels for pleasure rather than for business. [from 1770s]
  2. (derogatory) One who visits a place or attends a social event out of curiosity, wanting to watch without commitment or involvement.
  3. (sports, informal) A member of the visiting team in a match.
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