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commuter Syllabification: com·mut·er
Pronunciation: /kəˈmyo͞odər/

Definition of commuter in English:

noun

A person who travels some distance to work on a regular basis: the company provides showers and lockers for bicycle commuters
More example sentences
  • More early morning rain and mist is also on the way for commuters as they travel to work the following morning.
  • I have to learn from the thousands of commuters who travel a long way to work every day.
  • One Marlborough women commuter who travels to London daily said she had used Swindon station instead.
Synonyms
daily traveler, traveler, passenger
informal straphanger

Words that rhyme with commuter

accoutre (US accouter), computer, disputer, looter, neuter, pewter, polluter, recruiter, refuter, rooter, saluter, scooter, shooter, souter, suitor, tooter, transmuter, tutor, uprooter

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