car wash

or car·wash


a place or structure having special equipment for washing automobiles.
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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for car wash

  • 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.

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