Definition of globetrotter in English:



  • A person who travels widely.

    • ‘This bistro offers a relaxed Mediterranean ambience and an affordable globetrotter of a menu, ensuring there's something to suit all tastes.’
    • ‘Bangalore has today many a globetrotter, foreign delegate, and tourist.’
    • ‘And his ambition has been been aided by improvements in equine air travel, which has allowed horses to become globetrotters.’
    • ‘He said he is not very widely travelled and does not describe himself as a globetrotter.’
    • ‘Now it seems the government too is determined to fret over the globetrotters.’
    • ‘The film contains details of the travels of the two globetrotters, and will be played during the exhibition.’
    • ‘Traditional divisions might play on the minds of English players, but it should not upset the current bunch of globetrotters.’
    • ‘He later switched to catering for high rollers only, but is now an international globetrotter whose ambitious plans for development in south-east Asia could make him the biggest player of all.’
    • ‘They are true globetrotters - no wonder humankind has always envied them!’
    • ‘And it is only thanks to his scheme that he is now a well-travelled globetrotter.’
    • ‘That doesn't mean would-be globetrotters must give up their dreams of adventures abroad, though.’
    • ‘Never before has he cut such a powerful figure on the world stage, an adrenaline-charging sensation for the globetrotter and an uplifting spectacle for his audience back home.’
    • ‘It is a far cry from the zany globetrotter of his stage shows.’
    • ‘Always a globetrotter, he lives half the year in Moscow where he has a huge following.’
    • ‘Although seven hundred years have passed since Marco Polo made his illustrious twenty-five-year journey across Asia, his daring adventure continues to inspire globetrotters.’
    • ‘‘Direct me to the hotel spa’ is the new mantra of smart globetrotters.’
    • ‘She's a globetrotter, even though she would never use that word.’
    • ‘As her two children had already grown up and gone, Susan soon decided to sell the house and become a globetrotter.’
    • ‘Now that every self-respecting traveller has a tri-band mobile phone, there is a high risk of either the globetrotter or the loved one at home disturbing the slumbers of the other.’
    • ‘Being a peripatetic globetrotter, I have always found ATMs wherever I have touched ground and by paying cash, I have often been able to get cash discounts of up to half the card commission fee.’
    passenger, tourist, tripper, tourer, journeyer, voyager, excursionist, holidaymaker, sightseer, visitor, globetrotter, jet-setter
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