town car

noun

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 Responding to the filing, detectives searched Keen's home and found it to be secured, but noticed that her vehicle, a 2000 Lincoln town car, was missing. Nicholas Rice, PEOPLE.com, 7 Aug. 2021 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, 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, 2 May 2020 Some of Isaac’s classmates arrived at school in limousines or town cars. USA Today, 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, BostonGlobe.com, 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, PEOPLE.com, 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, 5 Sep. 2019 Cabs are democratic as limousines and town cars are not. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, 11 July 2019

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First Known Use of town car

1906, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of town car was in 1906

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20 Aug 2021

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“Town car.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/town%20car. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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