self-drive

adjective
\ ˈself-ˈdrīv How to pronounce self-drive (audio) \

Definition of self-drive

chiefly British
: being a rental car

First Known Use of self-drive

1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-drive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-drive. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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