runabout

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Noun[edit]

runabout (plural runabouts)

  1. Any of several small vehicles, especially a small motor car for use on short journeys.
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 2, Lord Stranleigh Abroad[1]:
      The door being open, Stranleigh walked in unannounced. A two-seated runabout [] stood by the window, where it could be viewed by passers-by. Further down the room rested a chassis, … .
  2. (dated) A motor car having a single row of seats (Wikipedia).