American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of various large passenger vehicles, especially a luxurious automobile usually driven by a chauffeur and sometimes having a partition separating the passenger compartment from the driver's seat.
- n. A van or small bus used to carry passengers on a regular route, as between an airport and a downtown area.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cloak of goats' hair or coarse wool worn by peasants and wagon-drivers.
- n. A type of automobile body, in which the rear seats are inclosed by fixed sides, back, and top. The front scats are commonly separated from the rear part of the body by movable glass windows.
- n. An automobile body with seats and permanent top like a coupe, and with the top projecting over the driver and a projecting front
- n. An automobile with such a body.
- n. A luxury sedan/saloon car, especially one with a lengthened wheelbase or driven by a chauffeur.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. an elongated, luxurious automobile, designed to be driven by a chauffeur and often having a glass partition between the driver's seat and the passengers' compartment behind.
- n. large luxurious car; usually driven by a chauffeur
- From French limousine. (Wiktionary)
- French, perhaps after Limousin . (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In a statement, GSA spokeswoman Sara Merriam said, "The categories in the Fleet Report are overly broad, and the term 'limousine' is not defined," adding that "vehicles represented as limousines can range from protective duty vehicles to sedans.”
“Remember the term limousine liberal and how leftists used it to describe anyone that didn't toe the line of correct political thought?”
“Over $2,100 in limousine rides by one partner in one month.”
“She called the limousine driver to tell him to come and pick her up.”
“The phrase limousine liberal is not complimentary, but on this issue, it's a glove that fits a little too well.”
“Our limousine was the D train and we pretty much went as a team.”
“The limousine is the ultimate ego trip, the supreme sign of success.”
“In this morning's "CNN Security Watch," authorities are particularly concerned about a potential terror attack using so-called limousine bombs.”
“The interior of the limousine was a sheet of fire.”
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