Definition of limousine
1 : a large luxurious often chauffeur-driven sedan that usually has a glass partition separating the driver's seat from the passenger compartment
2 : a large vehicle for transporting passengers to and from an airport
Examples of limousine in a Sentence
The bride and groom rode in a limousine from the church to the reception hall.
Recent Examples of limousine from the Web
Parking: $10 for cars, $20 for buses and limousines.
Taxi drivers and, famously, John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s limousine driver, would take them to the top of the place named Gallows Hill because for years townspeople thought that was the hanging site.
On May 22, 2017, Rachel Lindsay stepped out from a limousine and became the first black woman to receive the supplications of 25 men on network television.
Mayweather is the money-minded braggart whose custom Rolls-Royce limousine is lined with chinchilla fur carpeting.
Williams, 24, had just finished his second NFL season when he was fatally shot Jan. 1, 2007, while leaving a Denver nightclub in a limousine.
With Nixon (and future Trump) henchman Roger Stone unavailable, Solicitor General Robert Bork was carted over to the White House by limousine to do Nixon’s wet work.
One week later, on the way to his inauguration, Macron cruised down the Champs Elysée standing in an open-top camouflage army jeep surrounded by cavalry, a stark departure from the civilian limousine used by most presidents.
The comedian was seriously injured in 2014 when a truck owned by Walmart slammed into Morgan's limousine van.
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Origin and Etymology of limousine
French, literally, cloak, from Limousin, France
First Known Use: 1902See Words from the same year
LIMOUSINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of limousine for English Language Learners
: a very large and comfortable car usually driven by a professional driver (called a chauffeur)
: a vehicle (such as a bus or van) that carries passengers to and from an airport
LIMOUSINE Defined for Kids
Definition of limousine for Students
: a large luxurious automobile often driven by a chauffeur
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