Definition of trainspotter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtreɪnspɒtə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtreɪnspɑːtər//
    (British English) Trains
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  1. 1a person who collects the numbers of railway engines as a hobby See related entries: Trains
  2. 2(disapproving) a person who is interested in the details of a subject that other people think are boring