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hatchback

[ hach-bak ]
/ ˈhætʃˌbæk /
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noun
a style of automobile in which the rear deck lid and window lift open as a unit.

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Also called liftback.

Origin of hatchback

First recorded in 1965–70; hatch2 + back1

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British Dictionary definitions for hatchback

hatchback
/ (ˈhætʃˌbæk) /

noun
  1. a sloping rear end of a car having a single door that is lifted to open
  2. (as modifier)a hatchback model
a car having such a rear end
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