Definition of holidaymaker in English:

holidaymaker

noun

British
  • A person on holiday away from home.

    • ‘We have been very busy lately with holidaymakers from all over the UK.’
    • ‘The holidaymakers had been on a tour to Germany.’
    • ‘The worrying thing for holidaymakers and travel agents is the cut back on flights by major tour operators.’
    • ‘And a travel expert will be on hand to advise future holidaymakers of where to visit in Spain.’
    • ‘Until now, holidaymakers have been forced to travel a day earlier via Heathrow or other hub airports to get to Florida.’
    • ‘Both companies have promised holidaymakers that they will be able to reschedule their vacations at no extra charge.’
    • ‘More than a third of holidaymakers are opting for tourist attractions in the UK and the number is expected to increase.’
    • ‘Small guesthouses which rely on a steady flow of holidaymakers were hit when footpaths were closed to ramblers in the spring.’
    • ‘This is one of the most popular tourist destinations for domestic US holidaymakers.’
    • ‘He also realised that a growing number of holidaymakers were travelling independently and would need transport.’
    • ‘Travel agents think the new services will prove helpful for holidaymakers.’
    • ‘Table Mountain draws local holidaymakers as well as tourists from the four corners of the globe.’
    • ‘Southern Italy has much to offer the holidaymaker.’
    • ‘They said there was minimal disruption, although holidaymakers faced much longer baggage check queues.’
    • ‘St Kitts is a popular destination for holidaymakers, who are drawn by its stunning beaches and tropical forests.’
    • ‘As part of the Italian Riviera, the entire coastline is a haven for holidaymakers both local and from across Europe.’
    • ‘More than 150 firefighters tackled the blaze in an area popular with walkers and holidaymakers.’
    • ‘In August it is crammed with holidaymakers, and all the usual paraphernalia of a Mediterranean sunspot.’
    • ‘The pilot told the holidaymakers that he had not encountered anything like the storm in 20 years of flying.’
    passenger, tourist, tripper, tourer, journeyer, voyager, excursionist, sightseer, visitor, globetrotter, jet-setter
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Pronunciation

holidaymaker

/ˈhɒlɪdeɪˌmeɪkə//ˈhɒlɪdɪˌmeɪkə/