drive–in

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noun \ˈdrīv-ˌin\

Definition of drive–in

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

drive–in

adjective

1937

First Known Use of drive–in

1937


DRIVE–IN Defined for English Language Learners

drive–in

play
noun \ˈdrīv-ˌin\

Definition of drive–in for English Language Learners

  • : 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 Defined for Kids

drive–in

play
noun \ˈdrīv-ˌin\

Definition of drive–in for Students

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


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