organ donor
a) A person (living or dead) from whom an organ is removed in order to be transplanted into another person.

Wearing a motorcycle helmet is optional in Pennsylvania, but thats no reason for Ben Roethlisberger to go out and practise his organ donor technique.

b) A motorcyclist, especially one who does not wear a protective helmet.
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