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ticket British & World English

A piece of paper or card that gives the holder a certain right, especially to enter a place, travel by public transport, or participate in an event

ticket English Thesaurus

a railway ticket

e-ticket British & World English

A right to travel or attend an event that is recorded electronically when the purchase is made, without the issuing of a paper ticket

all-ticket British & World English

Denoting an event, especially a sports match, for which spectators must buy tickets in advance

big-ticket British & World English

Constituting a major expense

high-ticket British & World English

Another term for big-ticket.

hot ticket British & World English

A person or thing that is much in demand

meal ticket British & World English

A person or thing that is exploited as a source of regular income

pawn ticket British & World English

A ticket issued by a pawnbroker in exchange for an article pawned, bearing particulars of the loan

sick ticket British & World English

A person with an affinity for sick humor

dream ticket British & World English

A pair of candidates standing together for political office who are ideally matched to attract widespread support

rover ticket British & World English

A ticket permitting unlimited travel on buses, trains, or other public transport in an area for a specified period

season ticket British & World English

A ticket for a period of travel or a series of events which costs less than purchasing a number of separate tickets

swing ticket British & World English

An information tag attached by a string to an article for sale

ticket holder British & World English

A person who has bought a ticket, especially for a sporting fixture or other event

ticket office British & World English

An office or kiosk where tickets are sold

unity ticket British & World English

An alliance of candidates of differing political or ideological persuasions, in order to gain electoral advantage

pakapoo ticket British & World English

A ticket in the Chinese gambling game pakapoo

parking ticket British & World English

A notice telling a driver of a fine imposed on them for parking illegally, typically written by a traffic warden and attached to a car windscreen

platform ticket British & World English

A ticket allowing a non-traveller access to a railway station platform

commutation ticket British & World English

A ticket issued at a reduced rate by a railroad or bus company, entitling the holder to travel a given route a fixed number of times or during a specified period

split the ticket British & World English

Vote for candidates of more than one party

punch one's ticket British & World English

Deliberately undertake particular assignments that are likely to lead to promotion at work

write one's ticket British & World English

Dictate one’s own terms

ticket of leave British & World English

A document granting certain concessions, especially leave, to a prisoner or convict who had served part of their time

ticket to/out of in ticket British & World English

A method of getting into or out of (a specified state or situation)

the ticket in ticket British & World English

The desirable or correct thing

ticket tout in tout1 British & World English

A person who buys up tickets for an event to resell them at a profit

split the ticket in split British & World English

Vote for candidates of more than one party

punch one's ticket in ticket British & World English

Deliberately undertake particular assignments that are likely to lead to promotion at work

pakapu ticket in pakapoo ticket British & World English

A ticket in the Chinese gambling game pakapoo

return ticket in return British & World English

A ticket which allows someone to travel to a place and back again

split the ticket or one's vote in split British & World English

Vote for candidates of more than one party


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