from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small passenger van having a boxlike shape, side and rear windows, and typically removable rear seats for cargo.
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- n. A small van.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small box-shaped passenger van; usually has removable seats; used as a family car
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But for more palatable marketing purposes to the YPG class, a group for which the term "minivan" has largely fallen into disfavor, I prefer the term "city wagon."
Oh, and by the way, the minivan is about ten miles overdue for an oil change.
Hmmmm. Perhaps driving a minivan is a lot like riding a moped.
Meanwhile, Honda has also identified what it calls minivan rejectors'' and
But I also wanted it known that this was a comical mystery, and since I think "minivan" is a funny word -- otherwise the proper title would be For Whom the SUV Rolls, which is a lot less mellifluous -- that was accomplished, too.
I think we all know what the stigma here is: To be seen driving a minivan is to admit to a kind of shameful domesticity, an existence of postsexual nullity and a state of parental slavery, ever orbiting from school, to grocery store, to ballet lessons, to games, like some suburban Flying Dutchman.
I pondered going to retrieve our minivan from the driveway but didn't have a safe place to leave Charlie in my absence.
Welcome back. my minivan is faster than yours Said,
Cold buster. the best.ever. the best. my minivan is faster than yours Said,
RM, so you were trying to make sure they never come back right? my minivan is faster than yours Said,