car·​top ˈkär-ˌtäp How to pronounce cartop (audio)
: suitable in size and weight for carrying on top of an automobile
a cartop fishing boat
cartopper noun

Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cartop was in 1946

Dictionary Entries Near cartop

Cite this Entry

“Cartop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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