Meaning of traveller's diarrhoea in English:

traveller's diarrhoea


(US traveller's diarrhea)
  • Diarrhoea occurring or acquired while a person is travelling; especially diarrhoea of sudden onset, often with vomiting and fever, occurring during the first few days of a stay in an unfamiliar place, and typically resulting from contamination of food or water with bacteria or bacterial toxins.


Late 19th century.