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Straphanger (in first-class compartment, to first-class passenger).

WORD ORIGIN

also strap-hanger "bus or subway rider," 1905, from strap (n.) + hanger. In reference to the hanging straps in cars meant to be held on to by those without seats.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR STRAPHANGER

commuter

noundaily traveler, usually for work
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.