stowaway


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stow·a·way

 (stō′ə-wā′)
n.
A person who hides aboard a ship or other conveyance in order to obtain free passage.

stowaway

(ˈstəʊəˌweɪ)
n
a person who hides aboard a vehicle, ship, or aircraft in order to gain free passage
vb
(intr, adverb) to travel in such a way

stow•a•way

(ˈstoʊ əˌweɪ)

n.
a person who stows away.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stowaway - a person who hides aboard a ship or plane in the hope of getting free passagestowaway - a person who hides aboard a ship or plane in the hope of getting free passage
passenger, rider - a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
Translations
černý pasažér
blind passager
blinde Passagierblinder Passagier
potyautas
laumufaròegi
čierny pasažier
slepi potnik
kaçak yolcu

stowaway

[ˈstəʊəweɪ] Npolizón m, llovido m

stowaway

[ˈstəʊəweɪ] npassager/ère m/f clandestin(e)

stowaway

stowaway

[ˈstəʊəˌweɪ] npasseggero/a clandestino/a

stow

(stəu) verb
to pack neatly and especially out of sight. The sailor stowed his belongings in his locker.
ˈstowaway noun
a person who stows away. They found a stowaway on the ship.
stow away
1. to hide oneself on a ship, aircraft etc before its departure, in order to travel on it without paying the fare. He stowed away on a cargo ship for New York.
2. to put or pack in a (secret) place until required. My jewellery is safely stowed away in the bank.
References in classic literature ?
He looked back rapidly, looked down the avenue of a squalid and unlovely life, saw himself the child of drink-sodden and brutal parents, remembered the Board School with its unlovely surroundings, his struggles at a dreary trade, his running away and the fierce draughts of delight which the joy and freedom of the sea had brought to him on the morning when he had crept on deck, a stowaway, to be lashed with every rope-end and to do the dirty work of every one.
When his scars were quite healed, and he was no longer anything but painful and stiff, and able to converse a little, I took him yonder and introduced him to the Kanakas as an interesting stowaway.
The night was still young, and within ten miles there was the best of ports in a storm, and hundreds of holds for the humble stowaway to choose from.
Additionally, each stowaway had to pay a brokerage fee of around NT$200,000 (US$7,000) and had to give a deposit of NT$146,000 (US$5,000) before boarding.
The stowaway moggy sneaked on board a boat on Harris in the Hebrides and was found 200 miles away in Oban on Friday.
Emirates can confirm that on 27 May, a stowaway was found in the cargo hold of flight EK303 from Shanghai to Dubai.
A STOWAWAY was found decapitated in an office block's air conditioning unit after he plunged 1,400ft from a plane, an inquest heard.
Stowaway will be presented at the ARC on March 2 and 3 as part of REACH project - aimed at increasing the amount, and quality, of contemporary theatre that tours in the North-east.
So congratulations to Stowaway Cosmetics--Indie Beauty Company of the Year: Excellence in Packaging, 2015.
Dead Stowaway Found In Cargo Plane In Amsterdam The body of a dead stowaway was found on Saturday Sept.
Determined to do something more with his life, and attracted to the seafaring life of his uncle, Kit decides to stowaway on his uncle's ship.
A STOWAWAY has plunged to his death from a plane and landed on a business in a busy high street - while another is fighting for his life in hospital.

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