car wash

or carwash

  1. a place or structure having special equipment for washing automobiles.

  2. the washing of an automobile: The service station is offering free car washes to draw customers.

Origin of car wash

First recorded in 1955–60

Words Nearby car wash Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use car wash in a sentence

  • Though Oprah had been on his radar for years, he was mostly too busy teaching and running his car wash business to pay attention.

    Oprah's Super Sad Superfans | Tricia Romano | May 24, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • He had made millions from a car wash, and Jim Cramer had given him a stock-picking column on his website,

  • One of them realizes she is paid less as a part-time employee of PEN than she would be as a burger-flipper or a car-wash girl.

    Great Weekend Reads | The Daily Beast | November 20, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Today the block in Alexandria includes a warehouse, car wash, automobile repair facility and a transformer station.

    Huntley | Tony P. Wrenn