Omnibus - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɑːmnɪbəs|  American pronunciation of the word omnibus
Brit.  |ˈɒmnɪbəs|  British pronunciation of the word omnibus


- an anthology of articles on a related subject or an anthology of the works of a single author
- a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport (syn: autobus, bus, charabanc, coach, double- decker, jitney, motorbus)
- providing for many things at once
an omnibus law


an omnibus edition of his more popular stories

...the president's state of the union speech is usually an omnibus look at the issues that the country is confronting...

Omnibus editions of novels tend to be too heavy to be read with comfort.

the Saturday omnibus edition of 'Brookside'

Word forms

singular: omnibus
plural: omnibuses
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