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pas·sen·ger

 (păs′ən-jər)
n.
1. A person who travels in a conveyance, such as a car or train, without participating in its operation.
2. Informal A person who participates only passively in an activity.
3. Archaic A wayfarer or traveler.

[Middle English passinger, alteration of passager, from Old French passageor, from passager, passing, from passage, passage; see passage1.]

passenger

(ˈpæsɪndʒə)
n
1.
a. a person travelling in a car, train, boat, etc, not driven by him or her
b. (as modifier): a passenger seat.
2. chiefly Brit a member of a group or team who is a burden on the others through not participating fully in the work
[C14: from Old French passager passing, from passage1]

pas•sen•ger

(ˈpæs ən dʒər)

n.
1. a person traveling in a car, train, airplane, or other conveyance, esp. one who is not the operator.
2. a wayfarer.
[1300–50; Middle English passager < Middle French, n. use of passag(i)er (adj.) passing, temporary; see passage, -ier2; for -n- compare messenger]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.passenger - a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating itpassenger - a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
autobus, bus, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, passenger vehicle, omnibus, coach - a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport; "he always rode the bus to work"
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
railroad train, train - public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive; "express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction"
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
commuter - someone who travels regularly from home in a suburb to work in a city
fare - a paying (taxi) passenger
hitchhiker - a person who travels by getting free rides from passing vehicles
stowaway - a person who hides aboard a ship or plane in the hope of getting free passage
straphanger - a standing subway or bus passenger who grips a hanging strap for support

passenger

noun traveller, rider, fare, commuter, hitchhiker, pillion rider, fare payer a flight from Milan with more than forty passengers aboard the pillion passenger on a motorbike
Translations
رَاكِبٌراكِب، مُسافِر
cestujícíosobní
passager
sõitja
matkustaja
putnikputnica
utas
faròegi
乗客
승객
keleivinis
pasažierispasažieru-
potnik
passagerare
abiria
ผู้โดยสาร
hành khách

passenger

[ˈpæsndʒəʳ]
A. N
1.pasajero/a m/f
see also fellow B
see also foot C
2. (pej) → parásito m
I felt like a passengerme sentía como un parásito
there's no room for passengers in this companyen esta empresa no hay lugar para los gandules
B. CPD [jet, ship, train] → de pasajeros
passenger door N (Aut) → puerta f del pasajero
passenger list Nlista f de pasajeros
passenger miles NPLmillas-pasajero fpl
passenger seat N (Aut) → asiento m del pasajero

passenger

[ˈpæsɪndʒər]
n
(in plane, train, bus, car)passager/ère m/f
modif [aircraft, jet] → de ligne; [train] → de passagers; [numbers] → de passagers; [safety] → des passagers passenger traffic, passenger ferry, passenger side, passenger door, passenger enquiries, passenger list, passenger seatpassenger door n [car] → portière f avant côté passagerpassenger enquiries nplrenseignements mplpassenger ferry nferry mpassenger list nliste f des passagerspassenger seat n [car] (in front)siège m du passager; (in back)siège m arrièrepassenger ship npaquebot mpassenger side n [car] → côté m passager
on the passenger side → du côté passagerpassenger traffic ntrafic m passagerspasser-by [ˌpɑːsərˈbaɪ] npassant(e) m/f

passenger

n
(on bus, in taxi) → Fahrgast m; (on train) → Reisende(r) mf; (on ship) → Passagier(in) m(f); (on plane) → Fluggast m, → Passagier(in) m(f); (in car) → Mitfahrer(in) m(f), → Beifahrer(in) m(f); (on motorcycle) → Beifahrer(in) m(f)
(inf) we can’t afford to carry any passengers (= incompetent people)wir können es uns nicht leisten, Leute mit durchzuschleppen; (= idle people)wir können uns keine Drückeberger leisten; he’s just a passenger in the teamer wird von den anderen mit durchgeschleppt

passenger

:
passenger aircraft
passenger door
n (in car) → Beifahrertür f
passenger ferry
passenger jet
passenger liner
passenger list
passenger mile
n (Aviat) → Flugkilometer mje Fluggast; (Rail) → Bahnkilometer mje Reisender
passenger seat
n (in car) → Beifahrersitz m
passenger ship
passenger train
nZug mim Personenverkehr

passenger

[ˈpæs/ɛ7ndʒəʳ]
1. n (in boat, plane, car) → passeggero/a; (on train) → viaggiatore/trice, passeggero/a
2. adj (aircraft, liner) → di linea, passeggeri inv; (train) → viaggiatori inv

passenger

(ˈpӕsindʒə) noun
a person who travels in any vehicle, boat, aeroplane etc (not the driver or anyone working there). a passenger on a train; (also adjective) a passenger train.

passenger

رَاكِبٌ cestující passager Passagier επιβάτης pasajero matkustaja passager putnik passeggero 乗客 승객 passagier passasjer pasażer passageiro пассажир passagerare ผู้โดยสาร yolcu hành khách 乘客

passenger

n pasajero -ra mf
References in classic literature ?
Whenever the leader made this rattle, the passenger started, as a nervous passenger might, and was disturbed in mind.
The passenger accosted him, and held out what seemed to be a letter.
The price of passage is fixed at $1,250, currency, for each adult passenger.
There is another passenger very much wrapped-up, who has been frowned down by the rest, and morally trampled upon and crushed, for presuming to inquire with a timid interest how long it is since the poor President went down.
For to go as a passenger you must needs have a purse, and a purse is but a rag unless you have something in it.
Larry Donovan was a passenger conductor, one of those train-crew aristocrats who are always afraid that someone may ask them to put up a car-window, and who, if requested to perform such a menial service, silently point to the button that calls the porter.
Does a passenger ever feel the life of the ship in which he is being carried like a sort of honoured bale of highly sensitive goods?
Barbicane, with arms crossed, looked fixedly at the passenger of the Atlanta.
This was Fix, one of the detectives who had been dispatched from England in search of the bank robber; it was his task to narrowly watch every passenger who arrived at Suez, and to follow up all who seemed to be suspicious characters, or bore a resemblance to the description of the criminal, which he had received two days before from the police headquarters at London.
Crisparkle could hardly see anything else of it for a large outside passenger seated on the box, with his elbows squared, and his hands on his knees, compressing the driver into a most uncomfortably small compass, and glowering about him with a strongly-marked face.
With some difficulty, I got a fellow passenger to tell me what they meant.
These cars were not tilted back, but the seats were; this enables the passenger to sit level while going down a steep incline.