Definition of stowaway in English:


Line breaks: stow|away
Pronunciation: /ˈstəʊəweɪ


  • A person who stows away on a passenger vehicle.
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    • The two men inspected recently installed systems for checking passports and detecting stowaways on vehicles, including heartbeat sensors and gamma ray scanners.
    • Many of the drivers complain that they had no reason to suspect their vehicles contained stowaways, and that they are being used as unpaid immigration officials.
    • He soon finds himself sailing away from the port in the Melissa, one of the worlds most luxurious cruise ships, not as a stowaway but as a legitimate passenger.

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