Meaning of “touristy” in the English Dictionary

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"touristy" in British English

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touristyadjective

uk /ˈtʊə.rɪ.sti/ /ˈtɔː.rɪ.sti/ us /ˈtʊr.ɪ.sti/ disapproving

A touristy place is not attractive because a lot of tourists visit it and it is full of things for them to buy and do:

This used to be a pretty little fishing town, but now it's become very touristy.

(Definition of “touristy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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