Definitions

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  • adj. Not touristy.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ touristy

Examples

  • I spent one night in Compostela years ago just to see what it was like and it was very quiet and untouristy.

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  • Some simply offer homely bed and breakfast while others veer towards the boutique hotel (which is reflected in the price), but the ones to look for are those that invite you to join the family, sample home-cooked regional food and explore the suburbs, hilltops and backwaters of those untouristy corners of India you might never otherwise see.

    Ten top homestays in India

  • As you might expect, as Alex and I luckily found ourselves at some untouristy eateries in Vienna–without a waitstaff that catered to the language-deficient or menus reprinted in 16 world languages–quite a bit of Hilarity Ensued.

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  • It turned out to be near the island's main village and port, a lovely and quite untouristy place that was just what we were looking for, and best of all, the islanders were preparing for their annual Heiva i Tahiti, or Bastille Day, with a dance.

    The Macphersons: Week 51: All Things French

  • Bernstein, a Miami native, was first attracted to MiMo, part of Miami's broader Upper East Side, as an untouristy place to experiment with her menu.

    The Seattle Times

  • The town, once neatly divided by a dirt road, was the childhood home of Zora Neale Hurston, the anthropologist, writer and Harlem Renaissance troubadour best known for her novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God," a 1937 roman à clef about a black woman's search for love in a decidedly untouristy Florida.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • Something untouristy happened to me at one of the shops.

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  • Going through the back door - seeing the untouristy side of Europe that many

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • My consolation prize: an afternoon wandering the charmingly untouristy downtown of Yauco, stopping at an old-school bakery with old-school prices and consoling myself with a 75-cent café con leche and 60-cent pastries.

    NYT > Home Page

  • So then we sort of sat around at the bus station trying to work what we could do asking at the local taxi office but being told no taxi either we beginning to curse the untouristy way of Paraguay.

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