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Definition of "cabriolet" [cab•ri•o•let]

  • A two-wheeled, one-horse carriage that has two seats and a folding top. (noun)
  • An automobile with a folding top; a convertible coupe. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cabriolet" in a sentence
  • "Lady Portmore; but in Stuart's case his cabriolet is an actual measure of economy; he sold those magnificent carriage-horses when he set it up."
  • "I called a cabriolet, and the first thing the driver asked was, "Is the Bill carried?""
  • "The high-performance two-seater cabriolet is codenamed Audi's sister firm is also believed to be putting the finishing touches to a production version of the BlueSport concept car revealed at the 2009 Detroit Motor Show."