Examples of stowaway in a Sentence
A stowaway was discovered on the ship.
Recent Examples of stowaway from the Web
Her grandparents, on both sides, were Jews who came to America on boats, as stowaways, fleeing persecution.
The bacteria then pass on their dormant, genetic stowaways to subsequent generations.
Authorities have since identified the dead stowaways using their partial names: Marco Vinicio PG, 17, and Luis Manuel Ch.
That means several thousand wet towels caked with sand and countless bags filled with grainy stowaways, alongside flip flops and sunscreen.
Their microscopic larvae, called veligers, reached the United States by way of the Great Lakes in the late 1980s, probably as stowaways inside a freighter's ballast tanks.
CHICAGO -- Authorities say a serial stowaway who sneaked onto a plane in Chicago earlier this month and made it to London has been arrested again after being spotted at O'Hare International Airport.
The cocoon arrives in the jail cell as a stowaway, an unexpected lump in a bowl of prison gruel.
The 15-year-old stowaway died from a nearly 100-foot fall sustained while tending to the ship’s masts.
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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
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