carhop

[kahr-hop]

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.

Nearby words

  1. cargo bay,
  2. cargo cult,
  3. cargo liner,
  4. cargo pants,
  5. cargo pocket,
  6. caria,
  7. cariama,
  8. carian,
  9. carib,
  10. caribbean

Origin of carhop

First recorded in 1935–40; car1 + (bell)hop

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British Dictionary definitions for carhop

carhop

noun

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