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1. One who grips a hanging strap or similar device for support while riding as a passenger on a bus or subway.
2. One who uses public transportation.
informal a passenger in a bus, train, etc, who has to travel standing, esp by holding onto a strap
1. a standing passenger in a bus or subway train who holds onto a strap or other support suspended from above.
2. a commuter using public transportation.
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|Noun||1.||straphanger - a commuter who uses public transportation|
commuter - someone who travels regularly from home in a suburb to work in a city
|2.||straphanger - a standing subway or bus passenger who grips a hanging strap for support|