drive-in

noun
\ ˈdrīv-ˌin How to pronounce drive-in (audio) \

Definition of drive-in

: an establishment (such as a theater or restaurant) so laid out that patrons can be accommodated while remaining in their automobiles

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drive-in adjective

First Known Use of drive-in

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Drive-in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drive-in. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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drive-in

noun
How to pronounce drive-in (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of drive-in

: a place where people can watch movies outdoors while sitting in their cars
: a restaurant at which people are served in their cars

drive-in

noun
\ ˈdrīv-ˌin \

Kids Definition of drive-in

: a restaurant or theater that serves customers while they stay in their vehicles

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