Cabriolet

Word CABRIOLET
Character 9
Hyphenation cab ri o let
Pronunciations /kæ.bɹi.əˈleɪ/

Definitions and meanings of "Cabriolet"

What do we mean by cabriolet?

A two-wheeled, one-horse carriage that has two seats and a folding top. noun

An automobile with a folding top; a convertible coupe. noun

Properly, a covered one-horse carriage with two wheels: now often made with four wheels and a calash top. See cab. noun

In furniture, a light armchair. Cabriolets are first mentioned in a French inventory of 1759. noun

A one-horse carriage with two seats and a calash top. noun

An automobile with a retractable top. noun

A light two-wheeled carriage with a folding top pulled by a single horse. noun

Small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood noun

An automobile with a retractable top.

A light two- or four-wheeled carriage with a folding top, pulled by a single horse.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Cabriolet

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The word "cabriolet" in example sentences

Lady Portmore; but in Stuart's case his cabriolet is an actual measure of economy; he sold those magnificent carriage-horses when he set it up. ❋ Unknown (1860)

I called a cabriolet, and the first thing the driver asked was, "Is the Bill carried?" ❋ George Otto Trevelyan (1883)

The high-performance two-seater cabriolet is codenamed R2, and is being developed with VW. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The high-performance two-seater cabriolet is codenamed Audi's sister firm is also believed to be putting the finishing touches to a production version of the BlueSport concept car revealed at the 2009 Detroit Motor Show. ❋ Unknown (2009)

When a bourgeois of Boulogne takes the air, he goes in a one-horse chaise, which is here called cabriolet, and hires it for half-a-crown a day. ❋ Unknown (2004)

The second occupant of the cabriolet was a young girl, sixteen or eighteen years old -- sixteen rather than eighteen. ❋ Various (N/A)

After the performance the gallant Desmahis called a cabriolet and escorted the _citoyenne_ Blaise back to the _Amour peintre_. ❋ Anatole France (1884)

There was a beech table half eaten into by a geometrically precise hummocky valley and a pair of side tables made from cardboard, with what looked like the ghosts of elegant 18th-century cabriolet-legged wooden tables hovering inside them. ❋ Emma Crichton-Miller (2010)

Presenting Hitler with a custom-built black Volkswagen cabriolet for his birthday in 1942 didn't hurt either. ❋ Patrick Cooke (2012)

At Highgrove, he careened around the grounds on his bicycle or a skateboard, climbed so high up in trees that he had to be rescued by the local fire department, and totaled his miniature Jaguar XJS cabriolet—a birthday present from the manufacturer. ❋ Christopher Andersen (2011)

Among the lots at this Bonhams sale will be a cabriolet from 1938 (estimate: €225,000-€275,000); a racing car from 1979 (estimate: €450,00-€500,000); and a coupé from 1988 with less than 2,500 miles on the clock (estimate: €55,000-€65,000). ❋ Margaret Studer (2011)

So here, once again, is a brilliant cabriolet with proper space for four people. ❋ Unknown (2011)

The car that's been giving me all this roofless pleasure is the Golf's new cabriolet. ❋ Unknown (2011)

The original was squeezed out of the market by the rise of the coupé-cabriolet – the folding hard top that supposedly combined all the al-fresco benefits of a cabriolet with the comfort, security, safety and silence of a coupé. ❋ Unknown (2011)

By all means, if you're in the market for a wonderful four-seat cabriolet, consider a BMW 335is Convertible. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Yvette Gonzalaz listed the Audi A5 soft-top cabriolet as her dream car, while Linda Whitaker wants a four-seat Mercedes-Benz convertible like the C-Class Cabriolet. ❋ ForbesLife Facebook Community (2010)

A group of Edwardians in striped blazers and straw boater hats, riding along on their bicycles, very slow and stately, but in case of rain they all have cabriolet tops they can raise over their heads, with big curved hinges on the sides like an old-fashioned pram, and tassels along the front. cabriolet/fridge ❋ Unknown (2008)

And here they are: bicycle cabriolet fridge rollercoaster muckspreader pincushion blotter hemlock ❋ Unknown (2008)

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