Origin of automobile
French, from aut- + mobile
First Known Use: 1876
Simple Definition of automobile
: a vehicle used for carrying passengers on streets and roads
Examples of automobile
He drives an expensive automobile.
<browsed the classified ads for used automobiles for sale>
First Known Use of automobile
AUTOMOBILE Defined for Kids
Definition of automobile
: a usually four-wheeled vehicle that runs on its own power and is designed to carry passengers
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