a person who serves customers in their cars. at a drive-in restaurant.
to work as a carhop.
(US & Canadian, informal) a waiter or waitress at a drive-in restaurant
A waitress or waiter who serves food to patrons in parked cars at a drive-in restaurant; Curbie
: She carhopped at Beef Babylon
[1930s+; formed on the model of bellhop]
to forcibly steal a vehicle from a motorist. to forcibly steal (a vehicle), or to victimize (a driver) in this way. Contemporary Examples I did not carjack or shoot anyone on the way, just so you know the pre-Grand Theft Auto baseline. Grand Theft Auto V Review: The Best Game Ever?! Winston Ross September 16, […]
the forcible stealing of a vehicle from a motorist. to forcibly steal a vehicle from a motorist. to forcibly steal (a vehicle), or to victimize (a driver) in this way. Contemporary Examples The first notorious case, in 2002, was when Mets outfielder Richard Hidalgo was shot in the arm during a carjacking in Venezuela. Wilson […]
trolley line. Historical Examples We had swerved again to the north, where the Powell car-line curves into Bay Street, and were headed direct for the wharves. The Million-Dollar Suitcase Alice MacGowan On his way to the car-line Bob stopped to look in at an open door. The Rules of the Game Stewart Edward White The […]
John Griffin [grif-in] /ˈgrɪf ɪn/ (Show IPA), 1835–1910, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1883–89. a city in Cumbria, in NW England. a city in S Pennsylvania. Angling. a fishhook having a narrow bend. Contemporary Examples Could it have taken her any longer to break up with that hawker of newspaper scandal, Carlisle? Family Feud: […]