dodgem

noun
dodg·​em | \ ˈdä-jəm How to pronounce dodgem (audio) \

Definition of dodgem

chiefly British
: bumper car

called also dodgem car

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There will be dodgems and funfair rides, coconut shies, lots of food stalls, loads of cocktails, bloody Marys for the hangovers and a festival vibe. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's Royal Wedding Party Got Wild With an Impromptu Celebrity Performance," 13 Oct. 2018 There will be dodgems and funfair rides, coconut shies, lots of food stalls, loads of cocktails, bloody Marys for the hangovers and a festival vibe. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "Everything We Know About Day Two of Princess Eugenie’s Wedding Reception," 13 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of dodgem

1945, in the meaning defined above

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