- a ticket for the return portion of a trip.
- Chiefly British. a round-trip ticket.
Origin of return ticket
First recorded in 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for return ticket
Kitty may be on the high seas, that is, if she has taken my advice and got a return-ticket.The Lure of the Mask
Nineteen and sixpence is the price of a return-ticket which covers a month.The Way of All Flesh
If I could only find just a little corner on it, with a return-ticket!The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles
Jean Henri Fabre
Mr. Cook will give you a return-ticket for the Pyramid for about that.
It was a return-ticket, first class, for which he paid the sum of one pound four shillings.
- British a ticket entitling a passenger to travel to his destination and back againUS and Canadian equivalent: round-trip ticket
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