drive-in

noun \ ˈdrīv-ˌin \

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

drive-in

adjective

First Known Use of drive-in

1937


DRIVE-IN Defined for English Language Learners

drive-in

noun

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

noun \ ˈdrīv-ˌin \

Definition of drive-in for Students

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

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