self-drive
adjective Date: 1929 chiefly British being a rental car

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-drive — adj [only before noun] BrE 1.) a self drive car is one that you have ↑hired to drive yourself 2.) a self drive holiday is one in which you use your own car to visit the holiday area …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • self-drive — ► ADJECTIVE 1) Brit. (of a hired vehicle) driven by the hirer. 2) (of a holiday) involving use of one s own car rather than transport arranged by the operator …   English terms dictionary

  • self-drive — 1) ADJ: ADJ n A self drive car is one which you hire and drive yourself. [BRIT] Any holiday in the USA and Canada is enhanced by renting a self drive car. (in AM, use rental car) 2) ADJ: ADJ n A self drive holiday is one where you drive yourself… …   English dictionary

  • self-drive — adjective (only before noun) BrE a self drive car is one that you have hired (=paid for) to drive yourself …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • self-drive — UK / US adjective tourism British a self drive holiday is one where you drive to the place where you will stay instead of taking a train or plane …   English dictionary

  • self-drive — /ˈsɛlf draɪv/ (say self druyv) adjective 1. of or relating to a hired vehicle which is to be driven by the hirer. 2. of or relating to a trip taken in such a vehicle: a self drive tour …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-drive — /self druyv /, adj. Chiefly Brit. of, for, designating, or providing a car that is rented for personal use, without a hired driver. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-drive — adjective 1》 Brit. (of a hired vehicle) driven by the hirer. 2》 (of a holiday) involving use of one s own car rather than transport arranged by the operator …   English new terms dictionary

  • self-drive — adj. (of a hired vehicle) driven by the hirer …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-drive car — «SEHLF DRYV», British. a car for rent, driven by the renter: »Now, you can hire a…self drive car and leave it at your destination at no extra charge (Sunday Times) …   Useful english dictionary

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