globe-trotting
globe-trot globe"-trot`, globetrot globe"trot`v. i. to travel all over the world for pleasure and sightseeing. -- {globe"-trot`ter}, n. -- {globe"-trot`ting}, a. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • globe-trotting — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: globe (I) + trotting, from gerund of trot, v. : traveling about to many or widely separated countries especially in a hurried or cursory manner and typically for the sake of sightseeing : traveling widely… …   Useful english dictionary

  • globe-trotting — noun or adjective see globe trotter …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • globe-trotting — adjective That globetrots …   Wiktionary

  • globe-trot — globe trots, globe trotting, globe trotted also globetrot VERB: usu cont If someone spends their time globe trotting, they spend a lot of time travelling to different parts of the world. [INFORMAL] The son of a diplomat, he has spent much of his… …   English dictionary

  • globe-trotter — [glōb′trät΄ər] n. a person who travels widely about the world, esp. for pleasure globe trotting n., adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • globe-trotter — [glōb′trät΄ər] n. a person who travels widely about the world, esp. for pleasure globe trotting n., adj …   English World dictionary

  • globe-trot — verb travel all over the world for pleasure and sightseeing • Hypernyms: ↑travel, ↑journey • Verb Frames: Somebody s Somebody s PP * * * I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ intransitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

  • globe — n. & v. n. 1 a (prec. by the) the planet earth. b a planet, star, or sun. c any spherical body; a ball. 2 a spherical representation of the earth or of the constellations with a map on the surface. 3 a golden sphere as an emblem of sovereignty;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • globe-trotter — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: globe (I) + trotter : one that does globe trotting especially often or habitually a confirmed adventurer and globe trotter …   Useful english dictionary

  • globe-trotter — noun Date: 1875 a person who travels widely • globe trotting noun or adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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