Definition of tourist class in English:

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tourist class

Pronunciation: /ˈto͝orəst klas/


The cheapest seating or accommodations for passengers in a ship, aircraft, or hotel.
Example sentences
  • Accommodation will be provided for 700 passengers - first and tourist class - and a crew of about 400.
  • Hamburg Atlantic's SS Hanseatic divided the list into the ports of debarkation; on an eastbound sailing I made in September 1963, in tourist class there were 67 passengers bound for Cherbourg, 59 for Southampton, and 780 for Cuxhaven.
  • In the early days the liners closed off the spaces dedicated to lower-class accommodations, such as tourist class, when they went cruising.

adjective& adverb

Relating to tourist class seating or accommodations: [as adjective]: a tourist-class hotel [as adverb]: they had come tourist class from Cairo
More example sentences
  • The package includes daily breakfasts and dinners, air and land transportation, accommodation in tourist-class hotels and insurance.
  • It includes 13 nights' accommodation in superior tourist-class hotels and two nights in a Contiki special resort hotel, transport, an experienced driver or guide, sightseeing and some meals.
  • The deals include a week at a tourist-class hotel and South African Airways flights from Heathrow.

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Syllabification: tour·ist class

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