paddy wagon


noun

Informal. patrol wagon.

Origin of paddy wagon

1925–30; probably paddy policeman, special use of paddy
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Related Words for paddy wagon

wagon, cruiser

British Dictionary definitions for paddy wagon

paddy wagon

noun

US, Australian and NZ an informal word for patrol wagon
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