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[too-ree-stuh] /tʊˈri stə/


or turista

[too-ree-stuh] /tʊˈri stə/
traveler's diarrhea, especially as experienced by some visitors to Latin America.
Origin of tourista
1955-60; apparently jocular use of Spanish turista tourist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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turista tu·ris·ta (tu-rē'stə)
Diarrhea occurring in travelers as a result of a change in food and water. Not in technical use.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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Slang definitions & phrases for turistas

turf, the

noun phrase

The work and venue of a prostitute; the street: During early years ''on the turf,'' as the saying went, she was thrifty and ambitious/ I didn't want to lose her, now that she was ready for the track

[1860+; fr an analogy between the prostitute's work and that of a racehorse]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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