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Meaning of TOURIST

Pronunciation:  'tûrist

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  someone who travels for pleasure

TOURIST is a 7 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: holidaymaker, tourer
 See Also: excursionist, rubberneck, sightseer, traveler, traveller, tripper



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Tour"ist\, n.
One who makes a tour, or performs a journey in a circuit.

Computing Dictionary

A guest on the system, especially one who generally logs in over a network from a remote location for comm mode, electronic mail, games and other trivial purposes. A tourist is one step below a luser.

Hackers often spell this turist, perhaps by some sort of tenuous analogy with luser (this also expresses the its culture's penchant for six-letterisms).

Compare twink, read-only user.

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Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing tourist in your dream means insecurity in love and unfinished tasks. Dreaming that you are a tourist indicates that you will go on a short and pleasant trip.