Definition of "charabanc" [charabanc]

  • Chiefly British A large bus, typically used for sightseeing. (noun)
  • A motor coach, esp one used for sightseeing tours (noun)

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Use "charabanc" in a sentence
  • "You've no doubt guessed the festive twist already; yes, instead of trundling around sunny southern Europe, the titular charabanc will slowly wend its way to Lapland, culminating in a meeting with "the real Father Christmas"."
  • "From a charabanc hung red, green and white flags at every window."
  • "My mother was once in a charabanc that went under a railway bridge in Bedfordshire and then slowly tipped over and deposited them all into a ditch."