Examples from the Web for commuter
When one commuter stands to leave, a businessman outpaces a woman hauling a sizable shopping bag.Leaky Ceilings, Catcalls, and Uncaged Pythons: 4 Hours on NYC’s Worst Subway|Kevin Zawacki|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The result was a perfect storm of commuter congestion where “normal Caracas chaos became absolute mayhem.”Who Will Maduro Blame for Venezuela’s Blackout This Time?|Daniel Lansberg-Rodríguez|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Local vendors practically throw themselves in front of the commuter traffic, imploring passengers to take horse rides.
He was found barely alive in the woods near a commuter train line, still tied up, naked, and badly burned.A Horror Story of True-Life Anti-Semitism in France|Tracy McNicoll|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But among the factory and office workers is a commuter photographed on the London Overground.
It is an inconvenient world, this distant, darkened, unmapped country of the Commuter.The Face of the Fields|Dallas Lore Sharp
Many a commuter, opening his evening paper on the train, looks first of all to see if Archy is in the Dial.Shandygaff|Christopher Morley
Again, as a commuter, I see him on the 5.24, flying across "leagues" to his cottage in the "primeval forest" of New Jersey.The Circus, and Other Essays and Fugitive Pieces|Joyce Kilmer
The Commuter finds his way up a steep road to his home on the hillside, his very own home.The Modern Railroad|Edward Hungerford
As fellow mariners will, we discussed famous breakdowns of old and the uncertainties of the commuter's life.Plum Pudding|Christopher Morley
British Dictionary definitions for commuter
- a person who travels to work over an appreciable distance, usually from the suburbs to the centre of a city
- (as modifier)the commuter belt
Word Origin and History for commuter
1865, American English, "holder of a commutation ticket," agent noun from commute (v.).