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  1. the act of a person or thing that parks, especially a vehicle.

  2. space in which to park vehicles, as at a place of business or a public event: There's plenty of free parking at the stadium.

  1. permission to park vehicles: Is there parking on this side of the street?

  2. the activity or occupation of a person who operates or works in a parking lot, garage, or the like.

  3. Informal. the act of kissing and caressing in a parked car: Some of the couples went parking on their way home from the dance.

  1. of, pertaining to, used for, or engaged in parking, especially of vehicles: parking regulations; a parking ticket; a parking space; a parking attendant.

Origin of parking

First recorded in 1520–30; park + -ing1, -ing2

Other words from parking

  • un·park·ing, adjective

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