automaker

[ aw-toh-mey-ker ]
/ ˈɔ toʊˌmeɪ kər /
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noun

an automobile manufacturer.

Nearby words

  1. autolysis,
  2. autolytic enzyme,
  3. autolyze,
  4. automagical,
  5. automagically,
  6. automanipulation,
  7. automat,
  8. automata,
  9. automata theory,
  10. automate

Origin of automaker

First recorded in 1900–05; auto-2 + maker

Related formsau·to·mak·ing, noun

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Word Origin and History for automaker

automaker

n.

"manufacturer of automobiles," 1925, from auto + maker.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper