holidaymaker

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holiday +‎ maker

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holidaymaker (plural holidaymakers)

  1. (Britain) someone who is on holiday
    The beaches were crowded with holidaymakers.
    • 1959 April, P. Ransome-Wallis, “The Southern in Trouble on the Kent Coast”, in Trains Illustrated, London: Ian Allan Publishing, ISSN 0141-9935, OCLC 35845948, page 212:
      The Northern coastal districts of Kent, from Whitstable to Ramsgate, are one of the distressed areas of England. Their main industry – in fact almost the only one – is the summer holidaymakers, both day-trippers and fortnightly boarders. In these changing times, the habits of holidaymakers are altering also.

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