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visitor

A visitor is someone who is in a place temporarily. If you spend a week on an island during the summer, you're a visitor there, unlike the people who live on the island year-round.

When you visit someone, you're a visitor in their home, and if someone visits your school, whether to put on a puppet show or a book fair or a presentation about safety, they're a visitor too. It's also common to refer to an opposing sports team as visitors when they come to play on your team's home turf — but when your team travels for an away game, you're the visitors.

Definitions of visitor
  1. noun
    someone who visits
    synonyms: visitant
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    boulevardier
    a visitor of a city boulevard (especially in Paris)
    caller, company
    a social or business visitor
    guest, invitee
    a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
    visiting fireman
    an important or distinguished visitor
    guest of honor
    the person in whose honor a gathering is held
    house guest, houseguest
    a guest entertained in your house
    wedding guest
    a guest at a wedding
    type of:
    traveler, traveller
    a person who changes location
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