Adjective "visiting" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


(of a person) on a visit to a person or place.
  1. 'I don't know about the visiting fans, the NFL owners, the media, the television viewers watching in 230 countries.'
  2. 'The high life was so prevalent that one friend's house had a mirror and pile of coke permanently laid out in the entrance foyer for visiting guests to help themselves to a line.'
  3. 'He spoke today alongside the visiting president of Iraq.'
  4. 'They also offer a chance to photograph locals shopping for tonight's dinner rather than some visiting tourists ordering junk food.'
  5. 'That night a visiting writer was in attendance.'
  6. 'The visiting team did not win at number five, either.'
  7. 'They're turning out more policemen, 5,000 of them, than have ever been responsible for looking after a visiting leader before.'
  8. 'Its readings and its weekly radio show featuring visiting authors and local musicians have made it a hometown cultural institution.'
  9. 'But Long Thompson's idea of a visiting celebrity is former Indiana senator Birch Bayh, who toured the district with her Wednesday.'
  10. 'As a show of brotherhood, every rugby match is followed by a ‘social’ where the home team feeds and hosts the visiting team.'
  11. 'a visiting professor'
  12. 'In the spring, he will be a visiting lecturer in the religion department at Princeton.'
  13. 'He had been bored with architecture school, except, that is, for an encounter with a visiting lecturer, Buckminster Fuller.'
  14. 'For a while, the tendency was to accept visiting positions in academic institutions, but soon the sabbatical year became an opportunity to work in any field that paid well.'
  15. 'He has been a visiting scholar at Stanford and Harvard and has literally written the book on being successful at academic legal writing.'
  16. 'If I recall correctly, Professor Kennedy was a visiting prof at Stanford Law School some years after I graduated.'
  17. 'His career has spanned the world, and he continues to be an active visiting lecturer, author, and enthusiastic mentor to young chemists.'
  18. 'Joining us now to talk about what's ahead is Taras Kuzio, a visiting fellow at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.'
  19. 'That same year he worked as a camera/video tutor on a Waterford VEC student summer camp and he returned to WIT as a visiting lecturer just months after his graduation.'
  20. 'Sometimes the Society flies in a visiting lecturer from elsewhere in New Zealand - a hybridiser or a grower of unusual companion plants, associated trees or species.'
  21. 'A visiting academic said to me once, ‘Your children don't fight, they negotiate ’, which is a rather nice way of saying it.'


1. to go to and stay with (a person or family) or at (a place) for a short time for reasons of sociability, politeness, business, curiosity, etc.: to visit a friend; to visit clients; to visit Paris.

2. to stay with as a guest.

3. to come or go to: to visit a church for prayer.

4. to go to for the purpose of official inspection or examination: a general visiting his troops.

5. to come to in order to comfort or aid: to visit the sick.

6. to come upon; ass

More examples(as adjective)

"ministers can be visiting."

"presidents can be visiting."

"prime ministers can be visiting."

"delegations can be visiting."

"teams can be visiting."

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