Definition of holidaymaker in English:



  • A person on holiday away from home.

    • ‘Both companies have promised holidaymakers that they will be able to reschedule their vacations at no extra charge.’
    • ‘We have been very busy lately with holidaymakers from all over the UK.’
    • ‘The holidaymakers had been on a tour to Germany.’
    • ‘This is one of the most popular tourist destinations for domestic US holidaymakers.’
    • ‘Small guesthouses which rely on a steady flow of holidaymakers were hit when footpaths were closed to ramblers in the spring.’
    • ‘As part of the Italian Riviera, the entire coastline is a haven for holidaymakers both local and from across Europe.’
    • ‘In August it is crammed with holidaymakers, and all the usual paraphernalia of a Mediterranean sunspot.’
    • ‘Travel agents think the new services will prove helpful for holidaymakers.’
    • ‘Until now, holidaymakers have been forced to travel a day earlier via Heathrow or other hub airports to get to Florida.’
    • ‘More than 150 firefighters tackled the blaze in an area popular with walkers and holidaymakers.’
    • ‘He also realised that a growing number of holidaymakers were travelling independently and would need transport.’
    • ‘The worrying thing for holidaymakers and travel agents is the cut back on flights by major tour operators.’
    • ‘They said there was minimal disruption, although holidaymakers faced much longer baggage check queues.’
    • ‘More than a third of holidaymakers are opting for tourist attractions in the UK and the number is expected to increase.’
    • ‘Southern Italy has much to offer the holidaymaker.’
    • ‘Table Mountain draws local holidaymakers as well as tourists from the four corners of the globe.’
    • ‘And a travel expert will be on hand to advise future holidaymakers of where to visit in Spain.’
    • ‘St Kitts is a popular destination for holidaymakers, who are drawn by its stunning beaches and tropical forests.’
    • ‘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, holidaymaker, sightseer, visitor, globetrotter, jet-setter
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