Definition of recreationist in English:



North American
  • A person who enjoys outdoor leisure activities such as hiking, camping, fishing, etc.

    ‘the area attracts an estimated 500,000 backcountry recreationists a year’
    ‘avalanche educators are finding new ways to help recreationists keep out of danger’
    • ‘Dailey Lake and most surrounding camping areas are open to recreationists through the weekend.’
    • ‘Active recreationists use approved trails for cycling, horseback riding and snowmobiling.’
    • ‘She's a physical therapist and avid outdoors recreationist.’
    • ‘There have been real changes in how authorities, schools and recreationists treat the winter backcountry.’
    • ‘The roadway can still be used by residents and recreationists seeking to leave the forest through the park.’