a person who is traveling in an automobile, bus, train, airplane, or other conveyance, especially one who is not the driver, pilot, or the like.
a wayfarer; traveler.
- non·pas·sen·ger, noun
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How to use passenger in a sentence
With those words was a promise to launch the first group of passengers in the coming year.You Were Wrong About Miley & Bitcoin: 2014’s Failed Predictions | Nina Strochlic | December 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Thus it attracted a wave of cowboy operators to fly passengers and cargo between cities.
All 101 passengers survived but four were seriously injured.
In the name of protecting passengers, however, tourists in Las Vegas are unable to take advantage of this service.Why Do ‘Progressives’ Want to Ban Uber and AirBnB? | Adam Thierer, Christopher Koopman | December 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It took 12 hours to rescue just 100 passengers overnight Sunday.‘We’re Going to Die’: Survivors Recount Greek Ferry Fire Horror | Barbie Latza Nadeau | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She had just left the wharf at Cincinnati for Louisville, with 225 passengers on board, of whom but 124 were saved.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
I do not think the average number of passengers on a corresponding route in our country could be so few as twenty.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
We had half a dozen passengers to Ferrara; for the rest of the way, I had this extensive traveling establishment to myself.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
It was only the engine drawing the train of cars up to the station to take the passengers away.Squinty the Comical Pig | Richard Barnum
A car conductor is instructed to treat passengers civilly and to use no harsh means with them, save in extreme cases.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
British Dictionary definitions for passenger
a person travelling in a car, train, boat, etc, not driven by him
(as modifier): a passenger seat
mainly British a member of a group or team who is a burden on the others through not participating fully in the work
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