Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who takes a trip during the day without an overnight stop.

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  • noun Someone who takes a day trip

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Well, apparently this ride has become the stuff of day-tripper legend, because here's one of the victims recounting the details of that "epic" sightseeing excursion, and it seems he rather enjoyed the beating:

    Back in the Saddle: The Unwatched Pot Boils Over

  • I had seen similar dungeons before, as a day-tripper, visiting historic castles with Frank.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • So we do what any self-respecting Pulau Ketam day-tripper would: wrap up our visit with a seafood meal.

    One Hour Out: Kuala Lumpur

  • What sunburned day-tripper could resist buying a cup of lemonade from such an enterprising, adorable child?

    Year of the Pony (and iPod)

  • There was the Spoil Sport, which had been there overnight and then there was the Jazz II, which had come up at the last moment after Gabe and Tina were already in the water and anchored and put divers in the water immediately because it ` s a day-tripper.

    CNN Transcript Jul 4, 2008

  • On most days, a request to meet an actual working resident is sure to be met warmly, though the response comes with more verbosity than the average day-tripper may be able to handle.

    One Hour Out: Chennai

  • A tourist is a sightseer, a day-tripper who is there for the short-term pleasure and the novelty of new experiences.

    Tourist or Resident: A Perspective on Teaching

  • A tourist is a sightseer, a day-tripper who is there for the short-term pleasure and the novelty of new experiences.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • Deepest mind in the galaxy, apparently, and you still express yourself like a day-tripper with a dog-eared phrase book.

    More Great Lines from Anthony Lane

  • Deepest mind in the galaxy, apparently, and you still express yourself like a day-tripper with a dog-eared phrase book.

    Archive 2005-05-01

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