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notchback

[ noch-bak ]
/ ˈnɒtʃˌbæk /
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noun
a style of back for an automobile in which there is a sharp vertical drop-off from the roof line to the trunk.
an automobile having such a back.
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Origin of notchback

1960–65; notch + back1, on the model of hatchback, fastback, etc.
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