squad car

squad car
noun Date: 1938 a police automobile connected with headquarters by a two-way radio — called also black-and-white, cruiser, prowl car

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • squad car — squad cars N COUNT A squad car is a car used by the police. [AM] Syn: patrol car (in BRIT, usually use patrol car, police car) …   English dictionary

  • squad car — squad′ car n. a police automobile equipped with a radiotelephone for communicating with police headquarters Also called patrol car police car prowl car • Etymology: 1930–35, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • squad car — n a car used by police on duty = ↑patrol car …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • squad car — squad ,car noun count a car used by police officers …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • squad car — ► NOUN ▪ a police patrol car …   English terms dictionary

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

  • squad car — noun a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑cruiser, ↑police cruiser, ↑patrol car, ↑police car, ↑prowl car • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • squad car — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms squad car : singular squad car plural squad cars a car used by police officers …   English dictionary

  • squad car — noun (C) a car used by police on duty; patrol car: He was bundled into the back of a squad car …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • squad car — noun A police car. Yesterday he was sleeping in his accustomed place beneath the strong arm squad car. A new driver was on duty and he failed to look underneath …   Wiktionary

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