follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

platform ticket

noun, British
1.
a pass allowing a visitor to enter upon a railroad platform from which those not traveling are ordinarily excluded.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for platform ticket

platform ticket

noun
1.
a ticket for admission to railway platforms but not for travel
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for platform ticket

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for platform

15
18
Scrabble Words With Friends