bumper car

noun
Updated on: 7 Nov 2017

Definition of bumper car

:a small electric car made to be driven around in an enclosure and to be bumped into others (as at an amusement park)

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First Known Use of bumper car

1945


BUMPER CAR Defined for English Language Learners

bumper car

noun

Definition of bumper car for English Language Learners

  • : a small electric car that you drive around in a small area at an amusement park and use to try to hit other cars


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