Definition of "minibus" [min•i•bus]

  • A small bus typically used for short trips. (noun)
  • A small bus able to carry approximately ten passengers (noun)

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Use "minibus" in a sentence
  • "They don't have a car but a free minibus is provided by the council to take the children to their special schools."
  • "Ostensibly the $606 billion "minibus" -- combining funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education -- is "only" $12.2 billion beyond the President's budget request for discretionary spending."
  • "Despite its name, Minibus doesn't map Hong Kong's so-called minibus lines, the smaller vehicles that zip around town at breathtaking speeds."