passenger car

/ˌpæsndʒər kɑr/

Other forms: passenger cars

Definitions of passenger car
  1. noun
    a railcar where passengers ride
    synonyms: carriage, coach
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    buffet car, diner, dining car, dining compartment
    a passenger car where food is served in transit
    nonsmoker, nonsmoking car
    a passenger car for passengers who want to avoid tobacco smoke
    chair car, drawing-room car, palace car, parlor car, parlour car
    a passenger car for day travel; you pay extra fare for individual chairs
    Pullman, Pullman car
    luxurious passenger car; for day or night travel
    sleeper, sleeping car, wagon-lit
    a passenger car that has berths for sleeping
    smoker, smoking car, smoking carriage, smoking compartment
    a passenger car for passengers who wish to smoke
    type of:
    car, railcar, railroad car, railway car
    a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
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