Meaning of shooting brake in English:

shooting brake


dated British
  • An estate car.

    ‘In Scotland ‘brake clubs’ were organised to follow the Glasgow teams, using shooting brakes draped with portraits of players.’
    • ‘The family never takes holidays abroad, though they do go to the seaside in a shooting brake.’
    • ‘For about £300,000, for example, you could transform the £112,000 Bentley Continental GT into an exclusive 1920s-style ‘shooting brake’ estate.’
    • ‘The overall package gels together very well, and the idea of a rather rakish Jaguar shooting brake will appeal to badge-conscious upwardly mobile thirty-somethings.’