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traveller Line breaks: trav¦el|ler
Pronunciation: /ˈtrav(ə)lə/
(US also traveler)

Definition of traveller in English:


1A person who is travelling or who often travels: thousands of air travellers were left stranded business travellers
More example sentences
  • The shutdown of air traffic after 9/11 stranded thousands of travelers and disrupted business.
  • This is because Taiwanese carriers can expect to enjoy higher demand from increasing numbers of business travelers and tourists travelling between Taiwan and North America.
  • It's a no-brainer to support high-speed trains that take business and pleasure travelers out of the air and put them back on the ground for trips of three hours or less.
backpacker, pilgrim, gadabout;
rover, wanderer, explorer, discoverer, scout, surveyor, reconnoitrer, prospector;
commuter, fare payer, fare;
North American  vacationer, vacationist
informal gallivanter
1.1 (usually Traveller) British A Gypsy or other nomadic person.
Example sentences
  • Many Romany gypsies and Irish travellers have since been unable to find suitable sites and have occupied land without planning permission.
  • The proposals were first floated in a report produced by a council-led scrutiny inquiry into gypsies and travellers and were revealed in the Daily Echo in October.
  • Millionaire residents have been stunned to learn of a farmer's plan to sell land in their affluent Cheshire neighbourhood to gypsy travellers.
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