tourist Definition

a person who is traveling or visiting a place for pleasure.

Using tourist: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "tourist" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The city attracts millions of tourists every year.

  • Example

    She works in the tourist industry.

  • Example

    The guidebook is aimed at budget-conscious tourists.

  • Example

    The locals are friendly and welcoming to tourists.

tourist Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with tourist

  • a place that attracts many tourists and charges high prices for goods and services


    The restaurant was a total tourist trap, with overpriced food and mediocre service.

  • the time of year when a particular place is most popular with tourists


    The hotel rates are much higher during the tourist season.

  • information provided to tourists about a particular place, including maps, brochures, and recommendations


    The tourist information center is located in the city center.


Summary: tourist in Brief

A 'tourist' [ˈtʊərɪst] is a person who travels or visits a place for pleasure. They are often attracted to popular destinations and may be targeted by businesses charging high prices, known as 'tourist traps.' The 'tourist season' refers to the time of year when a place is most popular with tourists, and 'tourist information' provides visitors with maps, brochures, and recommendations.

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