hatchback

noun hatch·back \ ˈhach-ˌbak \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of hatchback

: an automobile the back of which consists of a hatch that opens upward; also : the back itself

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First Known Use of hatchback

1970


HATCHBACK Defined for English Language Learners

hatchback

noun

Definition of hatchback for English Language Learners

  • : a door that opens upward on the back of a car; also : a car that has such a door


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