Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “tourist”

See all translations

tourist

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtʊərɪst/ TRANSPORT, COMMERCE
someone who visits a place for pleasure and interest, usually on holiday: Millions of tourists visit Rome every year. The island is very busy during the tourist season.
Translations of “tourist”
in Korean 관광객…
in Arabic سائح…
in Portuguese turista…
in Catalan turista…
in Japanese 観光客, 旅行者…
in Italian turista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旅遊者,遊客, 巡迴比賽運動隊隊員…
in Russian турист…
in Turkish turist…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旅游者,游客, 巡回比赛运动队队员…
in Polish turyst-a/ka…
(Definition of tourist from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of tourist?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “tourist” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More