town car

  1. an automobile having an enclosed rear seat separated by a glass partition from the open driver's seat.

Origin of town car

First recorded in 1915–20

Words Nearby town car Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use town car in a sentence

  • Karslake doubled nimbly across the street to the only vehicle in sight, an impressive Rolls-Royce town-car.

    Red Masquerade | Louis Joseph Vance
  • What she did, in the end, was to board an up-town car and throw herself on the mercy of the conductor.

    Dangerous Days | Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Instead, they hung to a strap in a cross-town car, changed to the ferry, and again to the Long Island Railroad.

    The Man Who Could Not Lose | Richard Harding Davis