from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A traveler whose luggage consists of a backpack; especially, such a traveler who uses hostels, public transport, and other inexpensive services.
- n. An inexpensive place to stay, often with small dorm rooms of 4-8 beds shared by unrelated parties; hostel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. one who backpacks.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a hiker who wears a backpack
So think about the next time you see or hear someone use the term backpacker and think about the events that happened in the past that started 10 years that brought this term into creation and common usage.
1. The term backpacker pisses you off so much that you write a long ass blog about why it's a divisive term and tie it in to some wild conspiracy theory involving the government, corporations, media outlets and record labels removing all of the consciousness, creativity and balance from mainstream rap music.
"We have been through a tough climate but, internally, motivation levels have increased," he says, highlighting what it calls a "backpacker" scheme in which high-flying twentysomethings are sent overseas for six-months to broaden their experience of the group."
Sudder St., the so-called backpacker "ghetto" of Kolkata, is undeserving of this description, unlike its counterparts in Delhi, or Mumbai.
American consumerism aside, it was time to get a more unique taste of this incredible destination known as backpacker paradise.
Whilst I was at the train station waiting for the train I'd called a backpacker hostel and asked about vacancies, fortunately they had one, so all rather hurriedly I booked that for the night.
As I know as a long term backpacker this doesn't come for free nor can it be supplied by a rice farmer's meager wage.
Meski ragu dan gak yakin luwes: P secara penampilan lebih pas buat jadi jilbab traveler ketimbang model, cie ... ceritanya pede: P (buat kamu yang mau bilang saya gak pantas buat jadi dua-duanya: Jilbab traveler alias backpacker mau pun model, TEGA deh: P)
Glacier bills itself as a 'backpacker's paradise,' but many park visitors never set foot on a trail.
Originally posted on AllHipHop.com and my Myspace blog on September 15th, 2006 after users on AllHipHop kept on sending me PM's asking me to define what a "backpacker" was and why everyone on the IC Ill Community seemed to hate them with a passion.