Definition of "motorbus" [motorbus]

  • A passenger bus that is powered by a motor. Also called motor coach. (noun)
  • A bus driven by an internal-combustion engine (noun)

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Use "motorbus" in a sentence
  • "I squeeze between a motorbus and a stalled motorized taxi, am almost flattened by a horse-drawn cart laden with fat hessian sacks."
  • "Halfway to Lodz the windshield fell onto the driver and the motorbus plunged into a drainage culvert and rolled onto its side."
  • "Then a train north; then an antique motorbus upholstered with violet velvet; then a wet cabin cruiser forty miles up a black river into the silver moorlands of Lapland."