tourist trap

tourist trap
 A cheap, tasteless tourist attraction.
 ► “Although detractors call such ‘entertainment alleys’ little more than GLITZY tourist traps, a handful of big-name, deep-pocketed restaurant companies see them as the future.” (Restaurants and Institutions, May 1, 1995, p. 50)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • tourist trap — tourist .trap n a place that many tourists visit, but where drinks, hotels etc are more expensive used to show disapproval …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tourist trap — tourist ,trap noun count a place that is visited by many tourists and is therefore crowded and expensive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tourist trap — n. a place that habitually overcharges tourists …   English World dictionary

  • Tourist trap — A tourist trap is a an establishment, or group of establishments, that has been created with the aim of attracting tourists [cite book last = Gaines first = Barbara K. authorlink = Barbara K. Gaines coauthors = title = Idiomatic American English …   Wikipedia

  • tourist trap — noun : a place that exploits tourists * * * a place, as a restaurant, shop, or hotel, that exploits tourists by overcharging. * * * tourist trap UK US noun [countable] [singular tourist trap plural tourist traps] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tourist Trap — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Tourist Trap est le titre original du film américain Le Piège, réalisé par David Schmoeller en 1979. Tourist Trap est un téléfilm américain réalisé par… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tourist Trap — Infobox Film name = Tourist Trap writer = David Schmoeller J. Larry Carroll starring = Chuck Connors Tanya Roberts Jocelyn Jones Jon Van Ness Robin Sherwood Dawn Jeffory director = David Schmoeller runtime = 90 min. distributor = Compass… …   Wikipedia

  • tourist trap — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms tourist trap : singular tourist trap plural tourist traps tourism a place that is visited by many tourists and is therefore crowded and expensive …   English dictionary

  • tourist trap — place that is overpriced and attracts tourists He thinks that Hawaii is a tourist trap and doesn t want to go there for his holiday …   Idioms and examples

  • tourist trap — n. a place set up to lure tourists in to spend money. (Can be a shop, a town, or a whole country.) □ It looked like a tourist trap, so we didn’t even stop the car. □ What keeps these tourists traps going? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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