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bumper car

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noun
  1. (in an amusement park) a small, carlike electric vehicle with an encircling rubber bumper that one maneuvers around an enclosed arena while purposely bumping other vehicles.
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Origin of bumper car

First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for bumper car

bumper car

noun
  1. a low-powered electrically propelled vehicle driven and bumped against similar cars in a special rink at a funfairAlso called: Dodgem
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