loaner

noun loan·er \ ˈlō-nər \
|Updated on: 14 Jun 2018

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

  1. The car he's driving is a loaner. His own car was damaged in an accident.

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First Known Use of loaner

1915

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


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