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Definitions for jitney
ˈdʒɪt nijit·ney

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bus, autobus, coach, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehiclenoun

    a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport

    "he always rode the bus to work"


  1. jitneynoun

    a small bus or minibus which typically operates a service route

  2. jitneynoun

    an unlicensed taxi cab

  3. jitneynoun

    a share taxi

  4. jitneynoun

    a small coin, a nickel

  5. jitneynoun

    a fraudulent arrangement whereby a broker who has direct access to an exchange executes trades on behalf of a broker who doesn't.

  6. Etymology: In original sense, a 5-cent US coin (a nickel); use for taxis and buses due to these services originally charging 5 cents as fare.


  1. jitney

    A jitney is a vehicle, often a small bus or van, that follows a specific route but operates in a manner similar to a taxi, by picking up and dropping off passengers at any location along its route. It can also refer to an informal or unlicensed transportation system with multiple passengers, usually in urban areas.


  1. Jitney

    Jitney is a play in two acts by August Wilson. The eighth in The Pittsburgh Cycle, this play is set in a worn-down gypsy cab station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in early autumn 1977.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jitney in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jitney in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
    A conveyance
    B concoction
    C recital
    D anil

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