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stowaway

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noun stow·away \ˈstō-ə-ˌwā\

Simple Definition of stowaway

  • : someone who hides on a ship, airplane, etc., in order to travel without paying or being seen

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stowaway

  1. :  one that stows away

Examples of stowaway in a sentence

  1. A stowaway was discovered on the ship.



1848

First Known Use of stowaway

1848


STOWAWAY Defined for Kids

stowaway

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noun stow·away \ˈstō-ə-ˌwā\

Definition of stowaway for Students

  1. :  a person who hides on a vehicle (as a ship) to travel without paying or being seen




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