Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An automobile having a roof that drops off sharply to the top of the rear compartment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A motor car whose rear window makes an angle with its back segment

Etymologies

notch +‎ back; compare hatchback. (Wiktionary)

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