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Definition of "flivver" [flivver]

  • Slang An automobile, especially one that is small, inexpensive, and old. (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 "flivver" in a sentence
  • "If Marathon prefers not to call a flivver a flivver, I shall not expostulate."
  • "Alice drove her "flivver" at Mr. Bunn, who was properly knocked down and looked after by Ruth."
  • "It was with a profound feeling of relief that His Honour lifted the lady from their modest little "flivver," for once inside the Pennington house, he felt, he would be free from a peculiarly devilish brand of persecution inaugurated by his wife about three months previously."