town car


Definition of 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 And the water taxi—the equivalent of taking a town car to get around—is notably pricier than, say, the public vaporetto (waterbus). Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, "51 Things in Europe that Every Traveler Needs to Experience," 4 Aug. 2020 Lawson-Koci reached out to Lucky Limousine & Town Car Service, which is how Ortiz and Donohue wound up in a westbound town car on April 23 piloted by Lucky Limousine general manager Gregg Webber. oregonlive, "Coronavirus restrictions don’t keep a dying woman from having her wish honored," 2 May 2020 Some of Isaac’s classmates arrived at school in limousines or town cars. USA Today, "Two boys with the same disability tried to get help. The rich student got it quickly. The poor student did not.," 9 Feb. 2020 Sometimes the car is a town car or limousine — in which case the movie tends to be a two-hander, with billing honors shared by the person driving and the person being driven. Mark Feeney,, "Kumail Nanjiani gets behind the wheel in ‘Stuber’," 11 July 2019 Grewal did not provide any other details into the connection between the shooters and Rumberger, who was found dead in the trunk of a Lincoln town car on Dec. 7. Gabrielle Chung,, "Jersey City Shooters Are Also 'Prime Suspects' in Murder of Uber Driver: Attorney General," 11 Dec. 2019 Uber strike teams would descend on a region like paratroopers, at first contacting limousine and town car companies and persuading their drivers to fill idle hours by working with Uber. Los Angeles Times, "Review: Uber’s guerrilla tactics and tech-bro parties chronicled in ‘Super Pumped’," 5 Sep. 2019 Cabs are democratic as limousines and town cars are not. Mark Feeney,, "Kumail Nanjiani gets behind the wheel in ‘Stuber’," 11 July 2019 Using a car-sharing app eliminates trips to the airport or in-town car rental agency office. Ron Hurtibise,, "'Airbnb for cars’ is here, and renting will never be the same," 7 June 2019

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First Known Use of town car

1906, in the meaning defined above

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7 Aug 2020

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“Town car.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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