car wash


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

Our church is having a car wash tomorrow from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Recent Examples on the Web Johnson, now 35, was convicted of the crime that happened at a Ypsilanti Township car wash following a bench trial in 2008. Elisha Anderson, Detroit Free Press, 2 June 2022 Acosta was balancing multiple jobs at a car wash, McDonald's and a tow truck company to support his family. Endia Fontanez, The Arizona Republic, 29 May 2022 One other captures Fonseca sitting in a truck going through a car wash. oregonlive, 29 May 2022 Police received multiple reports at about 10:30 p.m. of a crash involving two cars near 570 Boston Road, across from a car wash, the statement said., 28 May 2022 Hours before the pursuit, US marshals announced surveillance images from the car wash showed Casey White there with the truck on May 3. Jenn Selva, CNN, 18 May 2022 Surveillance video from the car wash showed the Cadillac. CBS News, 12 May 2022 Surveillance video from the car wash showed the Cadillac. Michael Balsamo, Anchorage Daily News, 11 May 2022 However, a few miles from the car wash at Motel 41, Casey White and Vicky White had paid for up to a two-week stay. Ryan W. Miller, USA TODAY, 11 May 2022 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'car wash.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of car wash

1915, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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18 Jun 2022

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“Car wash.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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