wagonette

noun

wag·​on·​ette ˌwa-gə-ˈnet How to pronounce wagonette (audio)
: a light wagon with two facing seats along the sides behind a transverse front seat

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Subaru’s decision to build the STI on the Impreza’s five-door wagonette body style rather than the sedan is easy to question, but ultimately tough to fault. Matthew Phenix, WIRED, 14 Jan. 2008

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wagonette was circa 1858

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“Wagonette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wagonette. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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