town car


Definition of town car

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

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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 Everyone wants to know about that 23-year-old kid who pulled up in a town car late Sunday night, going straight from the airport to Bellinger’s suburban Chandler, Ariz., home, and greeted exuberantly by their 7-year-old dog, Bella. Bob Nightengale, USA TODAY, "Cody Bellinger, having the greatest season in Dodgers history, wants World Series rings like his dad," 4 June 2019 Movin' on Down To add to the list of necessary downtown additions prior to Condé Nast's exodus from Times Square (after a new Lambs Club outpost and an array of first-rate salons, both hair and nail): ample town car parking spots. Rachel Mosely, Town & Country, "The 1% Daily," 25 July 2014 Goins kept driving after he was shot and hit Gonzalez's town car. Hanna Krueger,, "Man's crime spree leaves New Mexico tourists battered and stranded in New Orleans," 6 May 2018 Another 25 percent of travelers use Uber, Lyft, an on-site shuttle or take a taxi or town car before hitting the PDX concourse. Andrew Theen,, "PDX jacks up prices for Uber, Lyft, parking," 30 May 2018 Littleton police arrested an Everett man after a multi-town car chase that ended in Acton, officials said. Elise Takahama,, "Police arrest Everett man who allegedly led officers on a multi-town car chase ending in Acton," 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of town car

1906, in the meaning defined above

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