- Older Slang. an automobile, especially one that is small, inexpensive, and old.
- Slang. something of unsatisfactory quality or inferior grade.
Origin of flivver
Examples from the Web for flivver
Historical Examples of flivver
Peter had left his "flivver" up the road and his sudden entrance was a surprise.The Vagrant Duke
Mr. McNutt sends me out with a flivver to buy wool around the country.Torchy As A Pa
This old can is now as obsolete as a 1920 flivver, and I'm going to make us a later model.Skylark Three
Edward Elmer Smith
They got to the ranch ahead of the flivver by a scant margin.Rimrock Trail
J. Allan Dunn
I drove my flivver down to Calvada and asked for the Doctor.
- an old, cheap, or battered car
Word Origin for flivver
"cheap car," especially "Model-T Ford," 1910, of unknown origin.