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One who travels to a destination for just one day, without an overnight stay. They save money by being day-trippers and avoiding costly hotel fees.
1. slang In baseball and softball, a home run (a hit that results in the batter making their way around all three bases and back to home, likened to a round-trip journey). Davidson's round-tripper in the bottom of the ninth sealed the team's first World Cup championship in over 85 years. The pitcher was replaced after allowing six round-trippers in the first two innings.
2. Any journey that involves returning to the point of origin shortly after reaching the destination, especially by traveling the same route in reverse. Why don't you spend the day in town running your errands, instead of making so many round-trippers back and forth? I'll have done about four or five round-trippers to New York by the time the year is over.
Someone who is apt to act in a superior and self-centered manner. Don't get coffee for that ego-tripper—you're not one of his lowly interns. The boss must be a real ego tripper—I mean, he named a building after himself!
a tourist who makes excursions lasting just one day. At about 4:00 P.M. the day-trippers start thinning out. Being a day-tripper is hard on your feet sometimes.
n. a tourist who makes one-day trips. At about 4:00 p.m. the day-trippers start thinning out. Being a day-tripper is hard on your feet sometimes.
n. a person who habitually goes on an ego trip. Not another ego tripper running for public office!
n. a home run in baseball. Ted is responsible for four round trippers in Saturday’s game.