carfare

[ kahr-fair ]
/ ˈkɑrˌfɛər /
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noun

the amount charged for a ride on a subway, streetcar, bus, etc.

Nearby words

  1. careworn,
  2. carex,
  3. carey,
  4. carey coombs murmur,
  5. carey street,
  6. carfax,
  7. carfuffle,
  8. carful,
  9. cargo,
  10. cargo bay

Origin of carfare

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; car1 + fare

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British Dictionary definitions for carfare

carfare

/ (ˈkɑːˌfɛə) /

noun

US and Canadian the fare that a passenger is charged for a ride on a bus, etc
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