subcompact

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noun sub·com·pact \ˈsəb-ˈkäm-ˌpakt\

Definition of subcompact

  1. :  an automobile smaller than a compact

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First Known Use of subcompact

1960


SUBCOMPACT Defined for English Language Learners

subcompact

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Definition of subcompact for English Language Learners

  • : a very small car

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