body shop


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

The shuttle service will be operational first, with a body shop to be constructed later that will contain a coffee shop, according to Anthony Russell of 2 Birds. Beth Mlady,, "Brook Park OKs 250 new offsite airport parking spaces, 149 slated to follow," 6 Sep. 2019 After a few low-key introductions for friends and family, Orchestrated Minds Brewing will make its formal debut on Friday, Sept. 6, in a former auto body shop in downtown Fort Lauderdale’s Dorsey-Riverbend community. Ben Crandell,, "New Fort Lauderdale brewery Orchestrated Minds makes formal debut on Friday," 4 Sep. 2019 Hawkins was working a day job at a local automotive body shop. Matt Wake |, al, "Swampers drum legend’s hot beats and cold winter," 7 Aug. 2019 Jorge Henriquez shaved more than one year off his five-year sentence for dealing cocaine by taking classes and working in the prison auto body shop. Tracy Jan, Washington Post, "After prison, more punishment," 3 Sep. 2019 The project is being developed on the former home of Middleton & Meads, a truck repair and body shop that is relocating to a new property in the Carroll-Camden Industrial Area nearby. Hallie Miller,, "South Baltimore apartment building planned to connect Federal Hill and Port Covington," 30 Aug. 2019 In the 1980s, Padilla said, this strip of East Olympic Boulevard, from South Central Avenue to Stanford Avenue, was filled with auto body shops. Los Angeles Times, "In the Piñata District, a street food market is a theater that overwhelms the senses," 18 July 2019 In some places, Tesla turned to outside body shops to repair scratches and other paint defects before cars were delivered to customers. New York Times, "Tesla, Facing Setbacks and Skeptics, Tries to Get Back on Course," 10 June 2019 In addition to new paint and body shops, there's a new performance build center and the nearby National Corvette Museum offers a customer tour and delivery program. Jeff Yip, Houston Chronicle, "Chevy’s first mid-engine Corvette debuts Thursday," 13 July 2019

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First Known Use of body shop

1906, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of body shop

: a place where the bodies of vehicles are repaired

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