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Meaning of straphanger

strap•hang•er

Pronunciation: (strap'hang"ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a passenger who stands in a crowded bus or subway train and holds onto a strap or other support suspended from above.
  2. any user of such public transportation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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