car·​fare ˈkär-ˌfer How to pronounce carfare (audio)
: passenger fare (as on a bus)

Examples of carfare in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The biggest deficiency is a handy way to get to the airport, but carfare will be offset by not having to pay for parking. Randy Essex, Detroit Free Press, 19 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of carfare was in 1854

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“Carfare.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition


car·​fare ˈkär-ˌfa(ə)r How to pronounce carfare (audio)
: the fare charged for carrying a passenger (as on a bus)
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