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pas·sen·ger  (psn-jr)
n.
1. A person who travels in a conveyance, such as a car or train, without participating in its operation.
2. Informal A person who participates only passively in an activity.
3. A wayfarer or traveler.

[Middle English passinger, alteration of passager, from Old French passageor, from passager, passing, from passage, passage; see passage1.]


passenger  /psndr/  n. a person (other than the driver) who rides in a bus, boat, car, taxi, etc., esp. one not steering it: The bus that crashed was carrying 20 passengers.

Thesaurus: passenger a rider, traveler. passenger

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