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commuter

[kuh-myoo-ter] /kəˈmyu tər/
noun
1.
a person who commutes, especially between home and work.
adjective
2.
of or for commuting; serving commuters:
a commuter railroad.
3.
of or relating to a flight, plane, or airline that carries passengers over relatively short distances and usually serves small communities.
Origin of commuter
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism; commute + -er1
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commuter

/kəˈmjuːtə/
noun
1.
  1. a person who travels to work over an appreciable distance, usually from the suburbs to the centre of a city
  2. (as modifier): the commuter belt
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Word Origin and History for commuter
n.

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

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