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Meaning of TOURIST

Pronunciation:  'tûrist

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\Tour"ist\, n.
One who makes a tour, or performs a journey in a circuit.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

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.
 

 

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