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Syllabification: com·mut·er
Pronunciation: /kəˈmyo͞odər

Definition of commuter in English:


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.
daily traveler, traveler, passenger
informal straphanger

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