Definition of day trip in English:

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day trip

Pronunciation: /ˈdā ˌtrip/


A journey or excursion completed in one day.
Example sentences
  • His favourite day trip would be a visit to a wildlife park or to the zoo.
  • Monte Carlo is only a ten-minute train ride from Nice, so it seemed like the perfect day trip.
  • A good day trip should involve either a very short drive or lots of leisurely driving.



Pronunciation: /ˈdāˌtripər/
(or day tripper) noun
Example sentences
  • The loss in tourism also encompassed day trippers who might otherwise have spent a shopping day in York, he said.
  • A bevy of day trippers ambled onto the last boat to the mainland at 6.30, and all was quiet.
  • Once the sun sets and the day trippers have left, all is still in Fort Augustus.

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Syllabification: day trip

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