Definition of pay-train in English:

pay-train

noun

  • A train carrying wages. Now historical.

noun

  • A rail service on which tickets are bought on the train itself rather than at the station before boarding.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From pay + train<br>1960s. From pay + train. Compare earlier pay-train.

Pronunciation

pay-train

/ˈpeɪˌtreɪn/