body shop

noun

Definition of body shop

: a shop where automotive bodies are made or repaired

Examples of body shop in a Sentence

My car is at the body shop having the dent in the door fixed.
Recent Examples on the Web Records from Dixon's cellphone indicate the man was at the scene of the homicide at the time of the shooting, according to the affidavit, as well as at the body shop where the windshield was going to get repaired. Lawrence Andrea, The Indianapolis Star, 6 Jan. 2022 Over in Inman Square, a robotics team is working from an auto body shop. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 24 Dec. 2021 Boynton Beach’s iconic roadside barbecue stand opened a second location at The Peach, a former auto-body shop turned art collective. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 27 Oct. 2021 Most such services are mobile and cost about a third of what a body shop would charge, according to Edmunds. cleveland, 27 Nov. 2021 In 2014, Roman, who owned an auto body shop, and a co-defendant, Javier Gonzalez, conspired to distribute cocaine in western Massachusetts, prosecutors said. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 30 Nov. 2021 Boynton Beach’s iconic roadside barbecue stand opened a second location at The Peach, a former auto-body shop turned art collective. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 27 Oct. 2021 Renée is then called to the first murder of the year — the shooting of Javier Raffa, a former gang member who bought his way out of that life to become a devoted family man and owner of a body shop. Oline H. Cogdill, sun-sentinel.com, 29 Oct. 2021 My studio had a pair of skinny windows that faced onto a noisy gas station and body shop, but Celeste’s unit received bright southeastern sun and opened directly into a secret garden. Bon Appétit, 8 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of body shop

1906, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of body shop was in 1906

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17 Jan 2022

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“Body shop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/body%20shop. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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body shop

noun

English Language Learners Definition of body shop

: a place where the bodies of vehicles are repaired

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