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return ticket

  1. a ticket for the return portion of a trip.
  2. Chiefly British. a round-trip ticket.
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Origin of return ticket

First recorded in 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for return ticket

Historical Examples

  • 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

    Harold MacGrath

  • Nineteen and sixpence is the price of a return-ticket which covers a month.

  • If I could only find just a little corner on it, with a return-ticket!

  • 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 Dictionary definitions for return ticket

return ticket

  1. British a ticket entitling a passenger to travel to his destination and back againUS and Canadian equivalent: round-trip ticket
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