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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport;
- Example: "he always rode the bus to work"
[syn: bus, autobus, coach, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicle]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

jitney \jitney\ n. 1. a small bus or similar vehicle carrying passengers on a fixed route, used for public transport. [WordNet sense 1] Note: Probably so called because they once charged a nickel for the ride. --RHUD [WordNet 1.5] 2. A five-cent piece; a nickel. [slang, archaic] [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

jitney n 1: a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport; "he always rode the bus to work" [syn: bus, autobus, coach, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicle]