a style of automobile in which the rear deck lid and window lift open as a unit.
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- Also called liftback.
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How to use hatchback in a sentence
Boats skimmed the surface of the lake, and happy vacationers bustled around with towels and swimwear, their hatchbacks popped and opened towards the shore.A North Carolina town struggles under the toxic shadow of the company that built it | Emily Cataneo/Undark | December 17, 2021 | Popular-Science
Their bells clanked as they slid down the length of the hatchback.
She soon launched Texas Beeworks, spending nights, weekends and even some lunch breaks helping others keep bees and driving around with hives in the back of her hatchback.TikTok’s viral beekeeper is getting a lot of ... buzz | Travis Andrews | March 18, 2021 | Washington Post
A 1968 Mustang hatchback concept car forecast the second- and third-generation Mustangs built between 1974 and 1993 that were available as hatchbacks, because that is what customers at the time wanted.Ford’s electric Mustang Mach-E is an important leap into the future | Dan Carney | February 12, 2021 | Popular-Science
Once we got to camp, we loved the kitchen out the back of the Bean, accessible via a hatchback door.Sprinter vs. Teardrop Trailer: What's Best for Camping? | Will Taylor | November 28, 2020 | Outside Online
Police quickly pulled surveillance footage from the scene and obtained video of a black small two-door hatchback.Inside the ‘Boredom’ Killing That Has Shocked Oklahoma | Christine Pelisek | August 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
His bright red Subaru hatchback came to resemble … well, I can't describe it.
British Dictionary definitions for hatchback
a sloping rear end of a car having a single door that is lifted to open
(as modifier): a hatchback model
a car having such a rear end
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