Definition of Stowaway

1. Noun. A person who hides aboard a ship or plane in the hope of getting free passage.

Generic synonyms: Passenger, Rider
Derivative terms: Stow Away



Definition of Stowaway

1. n. One who conceals himself board of a vessel about to leave port, or on a railway train, in order to obtain a free passage.

Definition of Stowaway

1. Noun. a person who hides on board a ship, train, etc. so as to get a free passage ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stowaway

1. one who hides aboard a conveyance to obtain free passage [n -AWAYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stowaway

stovepiping
stover
stovers
stoves
stoveside
stovetop
stovetops
stovies
stoving
stovings
stow
stow away
stowable
stowage
stowages
stowaway (current term)
stowaways
stowboard
stowboards
stowce
stowces
stowdown
stowdowns
stowed
stower
stowers
stowing
stowings
stowlins
stown

Literary usage of Stowaway

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1. How to Speak in Public by Grenville Kleiser (1906)
"THE LITTLE stowaway " 'Bout three years ago, afore I got this berth as I'm in now, I was second engineer aboard a Liverpool steamer bound for New York. ..."

2. How to Speak in Public by Grenville Kleiser (1906)
"THE LITTLE stowaway " 'Bout three years ago, afore I got this berth as I'm in now, I was second engineer aboard a Liverpool steamer bound for New York. ..."

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