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touristy

adjective uk   /ˈtʊə.rɪ.sti/ /ˈtɔː-/ us    /ˈtʊr.ɪ-/ 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 an attractive seaside town, but now it's become very touristy.
Translations of “touristy”
in Chinese (Traditional) (地方)遊客眾多的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (地方)游客众多的…
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