from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who travels or has traveled, as to distant places.
- n. Chiefly British A traveling salesperson.
- n. Chiefly British A member of any of various groups of traditionally itinerate people living especially in Scotland and Ireland.
- n. Nautical A metal ring that moves freely back and forth on a rope, rod, or spar.
- n. Nautical The rope, rod, or spar on which such a ring moves.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative form of traveller.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who travels; one who has traveled much.
- n. A commercial agent who travels for the purpose of receiving orders for merchants, making collections, etc.
- n. A traveling crane. See under Crane.
- n. The metal loop which travels around the ring surrounding the bobbin, in a ring spinner.
- n. An iron encircling a rope, bar, spar, or the like, and sliding thereon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A toiler; laborer; worker.
- n. One who or that which travels in any way; one who makes a journey, or who is on his way from place to place; a wayfarer; one who or that which gets over the ground: as, his horse is a good traveler.
- n. One who journeys to foreign hinds; one who visits strange countries and people.
- n. A person who travels for a mercantile firm to solicit orders for goods, collect accounts, and the like. Also called commercial traveler, and formerly rider.
- n. Same as swagman, 2.
- n. That which travels or traverses.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who changes location
travel + -er (Wiktionary)