Definition of station wagon in English:

station wagon


North American
  • A car with a longer body than usual, incorporating a large carrying area behind the seats and having an extra door at the rear for easy loading; an estate car.

    ‘the kids were packed in the back of the station wagon’
    • ‘In 1991, Tata Motors introduced a station wagon and later a sport-utility vehicle.’
    • ‘But the Signum has a larger backseat while the station wagon has more cargo space.’
    • ‘So the station wagon has a long rear overhang and three side windows that are approximately the same size.’
    • ‘It's just amazing that a station wagon can pack so much sizzle and excitement in its look and stance.’
    • ‘I believe the public never got over the station wagon they just don't like that name.’
    • ‘Is there anything worse than being viewed as a Chevy station wagon?’
    • ‘Two cars ahead of me was a station wagon that was traveling at about 20 miles per hour.’
    • ‘On the other side, Chrysler was a complete loser in the station wagon space where the minivan would complete squarely.’
    • ‘You rode in the back of the station wagon and faced the cars behind you.’
    • ‘It filled up the trunk and back seat of our station wagon.’
    • ‘They cram into a station wagon - their equivalent of a muscle car - and head out on the highway.’
    • ‘About fifteen minutes later, a station wagon pulled out in front of the farm.’
    • ‘He packed us all in the station wagon and drove down to this little corner and put me on top of a mailbox.’
    • ‘The drive home was quiet and when the station wagon came to a stop everyone was great full to get out.’
    • ‘We hop into her station wagon and head for the San Fernando Valley.’
    • ‘A man in a white station wagon began harassing one of Sakia's friends.’
    • ‘They got out of the yellow station wagon and into the red one as Mrs. Andersonne paid the man the difference between the two cars.’
    • ‘He successfully negotiated the station wagon through the sharp turn.’
    • ‘We take our flowers to market in the back of my station wagon or my husband's pickup, with a cover.’
    • ‘She did not secure it in any way, just placed it in the back of her station wagon, thinking it wouldn't shift during transit.’


station wagon