Definition of backpacker in English:

backpacker

noun

  • A person who travels or hikes carrying their belongings in a rucksack:

    ‘backpackers who braved the country's interior’
    [as modifier] ‘a backpacker hotel in Melbourne’
    • ‘This phenomenon is in no small way encouraged by the slew of backpackers wandering the world.’
    • ‘He is excited about the possibility of catering to backpackers wanting to explore the surrounding country highlands.’
    • ‘The backpackers want to lie by the sea or pretend to drop out for a week.’
    • ‘To many European youngsters, this will always be backpacker territory.’
    • ‘We find stunning beaches befouled by backpackers.’
    • ‘In one episode, he has a fling with the Irish backpacker.’
    • ‘An organized tour might not appeal to the primal backpacker in you, but it's the best way to explore the island.’
    • ‘Their tours are now the most popular adventure travel network for backpackers and independent travelers.’
    • ‘Many backpackers stay in the region's mansions.’
    • ‘The civic hall could serve as a facility providing accommodation and other outlets for backpackers.’

Pronunciation

backpacker

/ˈbakpakə/