Definition of carhop
: one who serves customers at a drive-in restaurant
Recent Examples of carhop from the Web
Joliet: Ace Drive-In, an institution since 1949 complete with carhops and where poorboys and double steak burgers rule, at 1207 Plainfield Road; Deejay; 815-726-7741; acedrivein.com.
Alyssa worked as a carhop at the Sonic Drive-In in town, according to her Facebook profile.
Alyssa was a 2016 graduate of Portage Central High School who worked as a carhop at Sonic Drive-In in Portage.
Sonic restaurants are known for delivering food by carhop.
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Origin and Etymology of carhop
car + -hop (as in bellhop)
First Known Use: 1923See Words from the same year
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