Learn English – What do you call the person sitting behind the driver on a bike


I know pillion is a seat behind the rider of a horse or motorbike etc.

I would like to know the word for the person sitting on pillion.

Best Answer

Pillion is the right word for the person too. Source Wikipedia

A passenger in this seat is said to "ride pillion" or may themselves be referred to as a "pillion".

Or you can say 'pillion rider' as in these news articles.