noun, pas·sen·ger often attributive \ˈpa-sən-jər\

: a person who is traveling from one place to another in a car, bus, train, ship, airplane, etc., and who is not driving or working on it

: a person in a group who does not do as much work as others

Full Definition of PASSENGER

:  wayfarer
:  a traveler in a public or private conveyance

Examples of PASSENGER

  1. There were two passengers in the car in addition to the driver.
  2. There's no room for passengers on this project; everybody must do his share of the work.


Middle English passager, from Anglo-French, from passage path, way, passage, from passer
First Known Use: 14th century
PASSENGER Defined for Kids


noun pas·sen·ger \ˈpa-sən-jər\

Definition of PASSENGER for Kids

:  someone riding on or in a vehicle
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