Definition of passenger in English:

passenger

Syllabification: pas·sen·ger
Pronunciation: /ˈpasinjər
 
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noun

  • A traveler on a public or private conveyance other than the driver, pilot, or crew.
    More example sentences
    • The driver and his passengers escaped unhurt when the brick was thrown through a small side window.
    • Long gone are the days when such vehicle and passenger ferries meant basic travel.
    • A passenger escaped serious injury after a bus was attacked on a Keighley estate.
    Synonyms
    traveler, commuter, fare, rider; pax

Origin

Middle English: from the Old French adjective passager 'passing, transitory', used as a noun, from passage (see passage1).

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