town car


: a 4-door automobile with a usually open driver's compartment and a separate enclosed passenger compartment

Examples of town car in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While exploring the best of what Los Angeles has to offer, the three drive through Beverly Hills and see the sights through their town car's sunroof with California-style burgers and drinks in hand. Esther Kang, Peoplemag, 14 May 2024 The 500 was an ideal town car for post-world war II Italy and was tiny by any definition. James Raia, The Mercury News, 12 May 2024 Road imperfections are handled smoothly, making the experience not too dissimilar from cruising along in a town car. James Raia, The Mercury News, 14 Apr. 2024 Or allowing China the freedom to supply cheap and cheerful EV town cars which might well do the same, but would at least keep its citizens mobile. Neil Winton, Forbes, 21 Feb. 2024 The altercation started in a town car, prosecutors said. Marlene Lenthang, NBC News, 15 Dec. 2023 My everyman’s town car, an Uber, was scheduled to arrive at 8:15 to chauffeur me from my New Jersey apartment to Midtown. Ray A. Smith, WSJ, 26 Oct. 2023 Samantha looks fabulous in a town car driving away from Heathrow airport where her flight was delayed. Aimée Lutkin, ELLE, 24 Aug. 2023 In the end, Cattrall agreed to do a scene in a town car in AJLT’s season 2 finale and, in true Samantha Jones (a.k.a. Shelby Ying Hyde, ELLE, 24 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of town car was in 1906

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“Town car.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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