an armchair traveler(redirected from an armchair traveller)
an armchair traveler
One who speaks authoritatively about traveling despite not traveling often. Don't let him discourage you when he's just an armchair traveler who's never been out of the country!
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an armchair something
An armchair critic, fan, traveller, etc. is interested in a particular subject and may talk about it, but does not have any real experience of it. The last thing we need are words of wisdom from an armchair critic. This great book is ideal for both the travelling supporter and the armchair fan.
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012
an armchair critic, traveller, etc.a person who knows about a subject only from what they have heard or read and not from personal experience: He’s what you might call an ‘armchair traveller’, having never actually been outside Europe.
See also: armchair
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