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 for tourist
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tourist \Tour"ist\, n.
     One who makes a tour, or performs a journey, especially for
     pleasure.
     [1913 Webster +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tourist
      n 1: someone who travels for pleasure [syn: tourist, tourer,
           holidaymaker]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  49 Moby Thesaurus words for "tourist":
     adventurer, alpinist, astronaut, camper, climber, comers and goers,
     commuter, cosmopolite, cruiser, excursionist, explorer, fare,
     globe-girdler, globe-trotter, goer, hajji, jet set, jet-setter,
     journeyer, mariner, mountaineer, palmer, passenger, passerby,
     pathfinder, pilgrim, pioneer, rubberneck, rubbernecker, sailor,
     sightseer, slummer, straphanger, tourer, trailblazer, trailbreaker,
     transient, traveler, traveller, trekker, tripper, viator,
     visiting fireman, visitor, voortrekker, voyager, voyageur,
     wayfarer, world-traveler
  
  

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  tourist
   n.
  
      1. [ITS] A guest on the system, especially one who generally logs in over a
      network from a remote location for comm mode, email, games, and other
      trivial purposes. One step below luser. ITS hackers often used to spell
      this turist, perhaps by some sort of tenuous analogy with luser (this
      usage may also have expressed the ITS culture's penchant for
      six-letterisms, and/or been some sort of tribute to Alan Turing). Compare {
      twink, lurker, read-only user.
  
      2. [IRC] An IRC user who goes from channel to channel without saying
      anything; see channel hopping.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  tourist
  
      A guest on the system, especially one who generally
     logs in over a network from a remote location for comm mode,
     electronic mail, games and other trivial purposes.  A
     tourist is one step below a luser.
  
     Hackers often spell this turist, perhaps by some sort of
     tenuous analogy with luser (this also expresses the ITS
     culture's penchant for six-letterisms).
  
     Compare twink, read-only user.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1995-03-10)
  

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