vacationist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n vacationist someone on vacation; someone who is devoting time to pleasure or relaxation rather than to work
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n vacationist One who is taking a vacation; especially, one who is journeying for pleasure; an excursionist.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Vacationist one travelling for pleasure
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. vacans, -antis, pr.p. of vacāre, -ātum, to be empty.

Usage

In literature:

For example, over 1,000,000 vacationists visit Colorado's forests each year.
"The School Book of Forestry" by Charles Lathrop Pack
It was like a walking-stick that, when the mountain-tramp is over, the vacationist puts on the wall as a memento.
"The Knights of the White Shield" by Edward A. Rand
To each returning vacationist it seems as if everyone in town must be interested in what he or she did during the summer.
"Love Conquers All" by Robert C. Benchley
I would not advise the summer vacationist who lacks the genuine sporting spirit to pursue the shore-bird.
"Fishing and Shooting Sketches" by Grover Cleveland
Just above them lay a wooded island, occupied at this time by a colony of vacationists.
"The River Motor Boat Boys on the St. Lawrence" by Harry Gordon
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