Definition of stowaway
: one that stows away
Examples of stowaway in a sentence
A stowaway was discovered on the ship.
First Known Use of stowaway
STOWAWAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stowaway for English Language Learners
: someone who hides on a ship, airplane, etc., in order to travel without paying or being seen
STOWAWAY Defined for Kids
Definition of stowaway for Students
: a person who hides on a vehicle (as a ship) to travel without paying or being seen
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