- n. One who travels, especially to distant lands.
- n. UK A modern-day gypsy, tinker, caravan dweller, etc.
- n. Ireland A member of the nomadic ethnic minority.
- n. A list and record of instructions that follows a part in a manufacturing process.
- n. nautical A metal ring that moves freely on part of a ship’s rigging.
- n. a person who changes location
- travel + -er (Wiktionary)
“Now the traveller is at fault for going anywhere near New Jersey airspace?”
“A traveller is flying from Atlanta GA to Bangor ME, and for some reason the pilot declares an emergency and needs to divert to Newark.”
“The European traveller from the States, who is not a Croesus, speedily finds himself reduced to a chronic state of self-conscious sordidness by the hordes of cringing robbers who clutter his steps from dawn till dark, and deplete his pocket-book in a way that puts compound interest to the blush.”
“After a foul-mouthed altercation over the route and the fare, our gallant English traveller is deposited on the side of an expressway.”
“Afterwards, a traveller from the future remarks that she's heard of the Beatles, having visited their memorial in Liverpool, but that she didn't realize that the Beatles also performed "classical music.”
“Luckily their fellow traveller is not new to this, and a brilliant shot with guns with silver bullets it seems that his tanned face may once have worn a mask ...”
“Luckily their fellow traveller is not new to this, and a brilliant shot with guns with silver bullets .... it seems that his tanned face may once have worn a mask ...”
“If I were a novelist, I'd now tell you that Zeb was a traveller from the future sent back to avert the death of a Great Artist, but an unexpected solar storm disrupted temporal calibrations so that he arrived just moments too late.”
“As the port lecturer said, the difference between a tourist and a traveller is that the tourist goes places and expects them to be just like where they are from, whereas the traveller goes with the thought in mind that they will experience how things are in other places.”
“A time traveller from the late 19th century changes this, and Jherek Carnelian's relationship with this woman grow in ways he is not used to, or even sure he understands.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘traveller’.
All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
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