prowl car
noun Date: 1937 squad car

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • prowl car — ☆ prowl car n. PATROL CAR * * * …   Universalium

  • prowl car — prowl′ car n. squad car • Etymology: 1935–40, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • prowl car — ☆ prowl car n. PATROL CAR …   English World dictionary

  • prowl car — noun a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters • Syn: ↑cruiser, ↑police cruiser, ↑patrol car, ↑police car, ↑squad car • Derivationally related forms: ↑cruise ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • prowl car — /ˈpraʊl ka/ (say prowl kah) noun US a police patrol car …   Australian English dictionary

  • prowl car — noun A police patrol car. Syn: radio car, cruiser …   Wiktionary

  • prowl car. — See squad car. [1935 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • prowl car — noun US a police squad car …   English new terms dictionary

  • prowl car. — See squad car. [1935 40, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • prowl — v. & n. v. 1 tr. roam (a place) in search or as if in search of prey, plunder, etc. 2 intr. (often foll. by about, around) move about like a hunter. n. the act or an instance of prowling. Phrases and idioms: on the prowl moving about secretively… …   Useful english dictionary

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