bus pass

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "bus pass":
singular bus pass plural bus passes
a) a special ticket that allows someone to travel by bus without paying each time
b) in the UK, a special ticket that allows people over the age of 60 to travel by bus without paying. This word is often used as a humorous way of thinking about old age or older people

I'm not ready for my bus pass yet, you know!


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • bus pass — noun A pass entitling its holder to travel on services run by specified bus companies without (further) payment or at a reduced fare • • • Main Entry: ↑bus …   Useful english dictionary

  • bus pass — n a special ticket giving cheap or free bus travel …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bus pass — bus ,pass noun count a special ticket that allows someone to travel by bus without paying each time …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bus pass — n (BrE) (in Britain) a special ticket that allows a senior citizen to travel more cheaply or, in some cities, free on a bus. If you say that somebody has got their bus pass, it is a humorous way of saying that they have become a senior citizen. * …   Universalium

  • bus pass — noun (C) a special ticket giving cheap or free bus travel …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pass — 1 verb 1 GO PAST (I, T) to come up to a particular point or object and go past it: The crowd parted to let the truck pass. | They kept quiet until the soldiers had passed. | pass sb/sth: We passed each other on the staircase. | I pass the sports… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bus — bus1 W2S1 [bʌs] n plural buses also busses especially AmE [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: omnibus] 1.) a large vehicle that people pay to travel on ▪ There were a lot of people on the bus this morning. ▪ She got on the bus …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Pass — Contents 1 Admission and permission 2 Acronyms 3 Transport 4 …   Wikipedia

  • pass — pass1 W1S1 [pa:s US pæs] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(go past)¦ 2¦(move/go)¦ 3¦(put)¦ 4¦(road/river etc)¦ 5¦(give)¦ 6¦(give information)¦ 7¦(time)¦ 8¦(exam/test)¦ 9¦(law/proposal)¦ 10¦(happen)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pass — [c]/pas / (say pahs) verb (passed or, Rare, past, passing) –verb (t) 1. to go by or move past (something). 2. to go by without acting upon or noticing; leave unmentioned. 3. to omit payment of (a dividend, etc.). 4. to go or get through (a… …   Australian English dictionary


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