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Tipper vs Tourist - What's the difference?

tipper | tourist |

As nouns the difference between tipper and tourist

is that tipper is someone who tips, someone who gives a tip while tourist is someone who travels for pleasure rather than for business.

tipper

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Someone who tips, someone who gives a tip.
  • The Americans are among the most generous tippers in the world.
  • A kind of ale brewed with brackish water obtained from a particular well; -- so called from the first brewer of it, one Thomas Tipper.
  • (slang) A small moustache.
  • English agent nouns

    tourist

    English

    (Tourism)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone who travels for pleasure rather than for business.
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=2 , passage=Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. He was dressed out in broad gaiters and bright tweeds, like an English tourist , and his face might have belonged to Dagon, idol of the Philistines.}}
  • (derogatory) One who visits a place or attends a social event out of curiosity, wanting to watch without commitment or involvement.
  • (sports, informal) A member of the visiting team in a match.
  • Derived terms

    * touristic * tourist office * tourist trap * touristy