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globetrotter (plural globetrotters)
- A person who travels often to faraway places.
- 1887, Mrs. Dominic D. Daly, Digging, Squatting, and Pioneering Life in the Northern Territory of South Australia, page 1:
- Word-painting has become a science, and almost every corner of the globe has been described and traversed by that genus homo, the inevitable "globe-trotter".
- 1922 February, James Joyce, “”, in Ulysses, London: The Egoist Press, published October 1922, OCLC 2297483:
- Possibly perceiving an expression of dubiosity on their faces the globetrotter went on, adhering to his adventures. —And I seen a man killed in Trieste by an Italian chap. Knife in his back. Knife like that.
- → Danish: globetrotter
- → French: globetrotteur
- → German: Globetrotter
- → Norwegian Bokmål: globetrotter
- → Norwegian Nynorsk: globetrotter
- → Swedish: globetrotter
person who travels often to faraway places
- present of
Also spelt globetrottar, perhaps unofficially.
- “globetrotter” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.