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commuter

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Synonyms for commuter

  • driver
  • traveler
  • straphanger
  • suburbanite
  • city worker
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMUTER

In 1917 she became a commuter from her home in Sewickley, a Pittsburgh suburb.

Only God and the Commuter know how to get there, and they alone know why they stay.

Other trains may be jumped about on the time-card, the Commuter is oblivious of their fate.

Once aboard the 5:37 the Commuter trails his way into the smoker.

The Commuter is not more concerned about that 5:37 than is the railroad.

When the commuter goes camping he rightly likes his comforts.

Weather wisdom is necessary for the hunter; for the commuter it pays.

But no commuter ever alludes to the fifteen minutes' walk at the other end.

One is the time it takes a commuter's friends to come out to see him.

But the commuter, though simple and anxious to be pleased, is shrewdly alert.

WORD ORIGIN

1865, American English, "holder of a commutation ticket," agent noun from commute (v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COMMUTER

passenger

nounperson who rides in vehicle conducted by another
  • commuter
  • customer
  • excursionist
  • fare
  • hitchhiker
  • patron
  • pilgrim
  • rider
  • tourist
  • traveler
  • voyager
  • wanderer
  • wayfarer
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