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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 ?
As the omnibus contained only one other passenger, a sleepy old lady, Amy pocketed her veil and beguiled the tedium of the way by trying to find out where all her money had gone to.
Somewhere in the distance, off to the west, there was a prolonged blast from the whistle of a passenger engine.
That plotter Waddington, or some of his tools, dropped a bomb where it might have done us some injury, but Professor Bumper, who was a fellow passenger, on his way to South America to look for the lost city of Pelone, calmly picked up the bomb, plucked out the fuse, and saved us from bad injuries, if not death.
Beyond Chicago we were under the protection of a friendly passenger conductor, who knew all about the country to which we were going and gave us a great deal of advice in exchange for our confidence.
First giving a sharp rap of the old iron knocker, he left his passenger and her luggage at the door-step, and departed.
Thus conversing, they entered sufficiently deep into the wood to secure themselves from the observation of any casual passenger along the forest track.
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.
I had a very good mouth -- that is I could be guided by the slightest touch of the rein; and that is a great thing in London, among carriages, omnibuses, carts, vans, trucks, cabs, and great wagons creeping along at a walking pace; some going one way, some another, some going slowly, others wanting to pass them; omnibuses stopping short every few minutes to take up a passenger, obliging the horse that is coming behind to pull up too, or to pass, and get before them; perhaps you try to pass, but just then something else comes dashing in through the narrow opening, and you have to keep in behind the omnibus again; presently you think you see a chance, and manage to get to the front, going so near the wheels on each side that half an inch nearer and they would scrape.
And the city having passed an ordinance requiring them to give transfers, they had fallen into a rage; and first they had made a rule that transfers could be had only when the fare was paid; and later, growing still uglier, they had made another--that the passenger must ask for the transfer, the conductor was not allowed to offer it.
I moved away, cogitating, and at the same time keeping an eye out for any chance passenger in his right mind that might come along and give me some light.
These cars were not tilted back, but the seats were; this enables the passenger to sit level while going down a steep incline.
he said he had a letter from a passenger on the GRAND MOGUL saying that Roxy came here on that boat and that everybody on board knew all about the case; so he says that her coming here instead of flying to a free state looks bad for me, and that if I don't find her for him, and that pretty soon, he will make trouble for me.