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cook's tour

Cook's tour
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [koo ks]
    • /kʊks/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [koo ks]
    • /kʊks/

Definitions of cook's tour words

  • noun cook's tour a rapid but extensive tour or survey of anything 3
  • noun cook's tour any guided sightseeing or inspection tour 3
  • noun cook's tour a guided but cursory tour of the major features of a place or area. 1
  • noun cook's tour (Informal) A long or complicated journey, an indirect route. 0

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Origin of cook's tour

First appearance:

before 1905
One of the 15% newest English words
1905-10; after Thomas Cook (1808-92), English travel agent

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Parts of speech for Cook's tour

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

cook's tour popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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