American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A motor coach; a bus.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An automobile omnibus; a vehicle propelled by its own motor and capable of carrying a dozen or more passengers.
- n. dated A bus that is a motor vehicle, as opposed to earlier horse-drawn buses.
- n. cycling The group of cyclists in a race who form a large group behind the leading peloton.
- n. a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
- auto- + bus. (Wiktionary)
“Not really sure ... will be arriving via 'autobus'.”
“With "Bike Month" having long since dropped back to the "autobus" of memory, it's been quite some time since a mainstream newspaper has published an article about "cycle chic.”
“Today all three finished in the "autobus", the group of about 60 non-climbers or pedalling wounded who traipsed in almost 37 minutes behind the leaders, exhausted and sweating profusely at the end of a long, hot day in the mountains.”
“Italiano · Bubisher, un autobus colmo di libri per i bambini del Sahara Occidentale”
“Français · Équateur: Un braquage ordinaire dans un autobus de Guayaquil”
“I hear camion for bus in Ajijic but down in Chiapas it is autobus. tashby”
“I hear camion for bus in Ajijic but down in Chiapas it is autobus.”
“And so the autobus to Center, and then the autobus to Kingsley Avenue, the flats of Flatblock 18A being just near.”
“I got the autobus from the corner and rode to Center, and then I walked back to Taylor Place, and there was the disc-bootick I favoured with my inestimable custom, O my brothers.”
“When we were outside on the cold street they thought they would not go by autobus, oh no, but by taxi, so I gave them the humour, though with a real horrorshow in - grin, and I called a taxi from the rank near Center.”
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