platform ticket

  1. a pass allowing a visitor to enter upon a railroad platform from which those not traveling are ordinarily excluded.

Origin of platform ticket

First recorded in 1900–05

Words Nearby platform ticket Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use platform ticket in a sentence

  • When you have satisfied yourself that I'm correct in what I say, take a platform ticket and walk upstairs to platform No. 5.

    The Man with the Clubfoot | Valentine Williams
  • Remembering the ruse which the friendly guide at Rotterdam had taught me, I began by purchasing a platform ticket.

    The Man with the Clubfoot | Valentine Williams
  • She had no platform ticket, and she could not possibly be travelling by the train.

    The Pretty Lady | Arnold E. Bennett

British Dictionary definitions for platform ticket

platform ticket

  1. a ticket for admission to railway platforms but not for travel

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