loaner

noun
loan·​er | \ ˈlō-nər How to pronounce loaner (audio) \

Definition of loaner

: something (such as a car or a watch) that is lent especially as a replacement for something being repaired

Examples of loaner in a Sentence

The car he's driving is a loaner. His own car was damaged in an accident.
Recent Examples on the Web An employee said a man dropped off his car for service May 6 and received a loaner. cleveland, 21 May 2021 That was a loaner weapon Sheskey was given after the Wisconsin Department of Justice investigators seized the one used to shoot Blake on Aug. 23. NBC News, 3 May 2021 That was a loaner weapon Sheskey was given after the Wisconsin Department of Justice investigators seized the one used to shoot Blake on Aug. 23. NBC News, 3 May 2021 That was a loaner weapon Sheskey was given after the Wisconsin Department of Justice investigators seized the one used to shoot Blake on Aug. 23. NBC News, 3 May 2021 That was a loaner weapon Sheskey was given after the Wisconsin Department of Justice investigators seized the one used to shoot Blake on Aug. 23. Fox News, 2 May 2021 Following the incident, Sheskey turned in his service weapon as part of the investigation, and the department issued him a loaner. Barnini Chakraborty, Washington Examiner, 1 May 2021 Instead, there was evidence of acceleration prior to impact, according to data received from the black box recorder of Woods’ loaner Genesis SUV. Winston Gieseke, USA TODAY, 8 Apr. 2021 Fish Furniture has offered customers loaner furniture to use until their pieces come in. Cameron Fields, cleveland, 12 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of loaner

1915, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

10 Jun 2021

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“Loaner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loaner. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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loaner

noun

English Language Learners Definition of loaner

US : something (such as a car) that is loaned to someone as a replacement for something that is being repaired

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