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carhop

[ kahr-hop ]
/ ˈkɑrˌhɒp /
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noun

a person who serves customers in their cars. at a drive-in restaurant.

verb (used without object), car·hopped, car·hop·ping.

to work as a carhop.

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Origin of carhop

First recorded in 1935–40; car1 + (bell)hop
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British Dictionary definitions for carhop

carhop
/ (ˈkɑːˌhɒp) /

noun

US and Canadian informal a waiter or waitress at a drive-in restaurant
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