bumper-car

bumper car

noun
(in an amusement park) a small, carlike electric vehicle with an encircling rubber bumper that one maneuvers around an enclosed arena while purposely bumping other vehicles.

Origin:
1945–50

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bumper car
 
n
Also called: Dodgem a low-powered electrically propelled vehicle driven and bumped against similar cars in a special rink at a funfair

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