- The definition of a commuter is someone who travels between two points each day.
An example of a commuter is someone who rides their bike each day from their home to their office and then rides home.
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- One that travels regularly from one place to another, as from suburb to city and back.
- An airplane or airline that carries passengers relatively short distances and often serves remote communities and small airports.