1A traveller on a public or private conveyance other than the driver, pilot, or crew: more than 50 passengers escaped injury when a train was derailed [as modifier]: a passenger ferry
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- 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.
traveller, commuter, voyager, rider, fare payer, fare;
deck passenger, foot passenger
Middle English: from the Old French adjective passager 'passing, transitory', used as a noun, from passage (see passage1).
Words that rhyme with passengerMassinger
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Line breaks: pas¦sen|ger
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