Synonyms for excursion
- round trip
- day trip
- pleasure trip
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXCURSION
To his jealous eyes came a vision of that excursion to the hospital.
Heaven rest his soul, and grant that he may not have completed The Excursion!
We could not have a more favourable day for our excursion into this world of the dead.
Inquiring for her, he seemed sorry to hear that she had gone on the excursion.
It seemed to him monstrous that one should sadden one's life by such an excursion as this.
On the following morning Hermione and Vere went for an excursion to Capri.
Loah pointed to the passage where the jana, on that other excursion, had been hidden.
Perhaps he had risen early, and had gone on some excursion in the environs.
He enlivened the excursion by his laughter and strength of a peasant.
I assure you that I am as anxious to end this—excursion—of ours as you can be.
1570s, "a deviation in argument," also "a military sally," from Latin excursionem (nominative excursio) "a running forth, sally, excursion, expedition," noun of action from past participle stem of excurrere "run out, run forth, hasten," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + currere "to run" (see current (adj.)). Sense of "journey" recorded in English by 1660s.