tourist class
noun Date: 1935 economy accommodations (as on a ship)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tourist class — n [U] the cheapest standard of travelling conditions on a plane, ship etc >tourist class adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tourist class — tourist ,class noun uncount the cheapest set of seats on an airplane or ship ╾ tourist ,class adjective, adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tourist class — tourist class, adj., adv. the least costly class of accommodations on regularly scheduled ships and airplanes. Cf. third class (def. 2). [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • tourist class — UK US noun [U] TRANSPORT ► ECONOMY CLASS(Cf. ↑economy class) …   Financial and business terms

  • tourist class — ► NOUN ▪ the cheapest accommodation or seating in a ship, aircraft, or hotel …   English terms dictionary

  • tourist class — noun inexpensive accommodations on a ship or train • Syn: ↑third class • Hypernyms: ↑accommodation * * * noun [noncount] : the cheapest seats on an airplane or the cheapest rooms on a ship or in a hotel Tourist class is all we could afford.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tourist class — noun Tourist class is used before these nouns: ↑return Tourist class is used with these verbs: ↑travel …   Collocations dictionary

  • tourist class — /ˈtʊərəst klas/ (say toouhruhst klahs) noun 1. a type of lower priced accommodation, as in a hotel, or as on a passenger ship or airliner. –adverb 2. in such accommodation: to travel tourist class. –tourist class, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • tourist class — UK / US noun [uncountable] tourism the cheapest set of seats on a plane or ship Derived word: tourist class UK / US adjective, adverb …   English dictionary

  • tourist class — tour′ist class n. the least costly class of accommodations on regularly scheduled ships and airplanes Compare third class 2) • Etymology: 1930–35 tour′ist class , adj. adv …   From formal English to slang

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