Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of cabriolet.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • “Ho, there!” called Vangenzen, gesturing toward a line of cabriolets—trim, two-wheeled vehicles, rather like hackney carriages.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • They slowed her descent of the rue Beauregard, and when she joined the crowd at the Porte Denis, she was at a considerable disadvantage in the struggle for cabriolets.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • They sighed a lot, pressed their children to their bosoms, and peered from their aging cabriolets as wooden church steeples and small villages sailed by amidst the fields of wheat.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • After presenting it to the world at the Paris Motor Show, Peugeot has finally put the 308CC on sale…Peugeot is a leader in the segment having already built nearly 650000 coupé cabriolets.

    Car test PEUGEOT 308CC | TECHNOLOGY NEWS

  • Fleming named Master Scaufflaer, French Scaufflaire, who let out “horses and cabriolets as desired.”

    Les Miserables

  • These mail-wagons were two-wheeled cabriolets, upholstered inside with fawn-colored leather, hung on springs, and having but two seats, one for the postboy, the other for the traveller.

    Les Miserables

  • Besides the maskers, they stared at that procession — peculiar to Shrove Tuesday as to Longchamps, — of vehicles of every description, citadines, tapissieres, carioles, cabriolets marching in order, rigorously riveted to each other by the police regulations, and locked into rails, as it were.

    Les Miserables

  • I wonder what ageing Group Account Directors will do in 5 years: fuelled by decades of cabriolets, fake tans, botox and client lunches and their corner offices with leather couches and fridges (i was pretty impressed by the fridge starting out at ddb@ 21yrs)

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Hackney cabriolets are parked by the wall, some of the drivers asleep inside their vehicles with their legs poking out, suggesting that their Christmas Box had come in an alcoholic form.

    Bedlam

  • INGOLSTADT, Germany — Audi has pulled the wraps off its long-awaited A5 and S5 cabriolets.

    Unveiled: 2010 Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolet

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.