Wednesday, February 27, 2008


Pronunciation: tur-ist
Function: Noun
Date: 1780

1. One that makes a tour for pleasure or culture
2. One who looks, dresses and acts like they aren’t local
3. Excursionist, sightseer, traveler, or tripper
4. That stereotypical traveler with the burnt red face, zinc on the nose, Hawaiian shirt, camera around his neck, etc, etc, etc. Ugh.

Example: Laguna Beach is always full of tourists.

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