1350–1400; < Latin vacātiōn- (stem of vacātiō freedom from something; see vacate, -ion); replacing Middle English vacacioun < Anglo-French (Source: dictionary.com)
Definitions of Vacationer
- a period of suspension of work, study, or other activity, usually used for rest, recreation, or travel; recess or holiday:
- a part of the year, regularly set aside, when normal activities of law courts, legislatures, etc., are suspended.
- freedom or release from duty, business, or activity.
- an act or instance of vacating.
- US and Canadian a person taking a vacationAlso called: (esp Brit) holiday-maker
- mainly British a period of the year when the law courts or universities are closed
- mainly US and Canadian a period in which a break is taken from work or studies for rest, travel, or recreationAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries) holiday
- the act of departing from or abandoning property, etc
verb (used without object)
- to take or have a vacation:
- (intr) US and Canadian to take a vacation; holiday
- A person on holiday away from home; a holidaymaker.
- : a period spent away from home or business in travel or recreation had a restful vacation at the beach
- : a scheduled period during which activity (as of a court or school) is suspended
- : a period of exemption from work granted to an employee
- : a respite or a time of respite from something : intermission
- : an act or an instance of vacating
- : to take or spend a vacation vacationed at the shore
Example sentences for Vacationer
- If it was, it would reveal instantly that he was an officer, and not the vacationer that the sheriff had pictured him to be.
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