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passenger car

noun

Simple Definition of passenger car

  • : a railroad car that carries passengers

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of passenger car

US

  1. :  a railroad car that carries passengers

Word by Word Definitions

passengerplay
  1. :  wayfarer

    :  a traveler in a public or private conveyance

  1. :  a vehicle moving on wheels: as

    :  carriage, chariot

    :  a vehicle designed to move on rails (as of a railroad)


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