car wash

noun
Updated on: 24 Apr 2018

Definition of car wash

1 : an area or structure equipped with facilities for washing automobiles
2 US : an event at which people pay to have their cars washed to raise money for some purpose

Examples of car wash in a Sentence

  1. Our church is having a car wash tomorrow from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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First Known Use of car wash

1915

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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CAR WASH Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of car wash for English Language Learners

  • : an area or building with equipment for washing cars

  • : an event at which people pay to have their cars washed in order to raise money for some purpose


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