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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.
(on a train, bus, etc) to travel standing up, esp holding onto a strap
References in periodicals archive
In Japan, according to his own account, he found himself straphanging
on a train when a young man approached him eager to practice his English.
Other titles the new series include Straphanging
in the USA: Trolleys and Subways in American Life; Riding the Rails in the USA: Trains in American Life; and Driving around the USA: Automobiles in American Life.