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Flivver

Definition of the noun Flivver

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noun - plural: flivvers

  1. An automobile, particularly one which is old and inexpensive.

Explanation

Flivver: A flivver is an American slang term used during the early part of the 20th century to refer to any small car that gave a rough ride, esp. one that is small, inexpensive, and old. A contemporary term was a "Tin Lizzy".

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Google previewAlong Life's By-Ways (2003)

A Poetic Journey by Maxine Eliza Powers

Flivver is a slang word that was used for an old Ford car.

Google previewVampires of Venus (2010)

by Anthony Pelcher

The flivver is a modern adjustment. Until a few years ago the only means of traversing these same hills was by patient, sure-footed donkeys, which carried the pack while the wayfarer walked along beside. The first day's fishing was good .

Google previewThe Finz Multistate Method (2004)

by Steven R. Finz

The flivver is a rare migratory ...

Google previewThe Moon Weed (2010)

by Harl Vincent

The flivver is a modern adjustment. Until a few years ago the only means of traversing these same hills was by patient, sure-footed donkeys, which carried the pack while the wayfarer walked along beside. The first day's fishing was good .

Google previewFrom Amber Block (2010)

by Tom Curry

The flivver is a modern adjustment. Until a few years ago the only means of traversing these same hills was by patient, sure-footed donkeys, which carried the pack while the wayfarer walked along beside. The first day's fishing was good .

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

flivver. noun. an old, worn car, especially a Ford car US, 1910 The term was, by the early 1980s, chiefly associated with the early model Ford cars, and had thus become historical. The hustlers would be waiting in flivvers to haul people.

Google previewThe Dickson Baseball Dictionary (Third Edition) (2011)

by Paul Dickson

flivver hist. A player who fails to use or...

Google previewTHE TRADEMARK LAW DICTIONARY (2013)

by Rachel Gader-Shafran, MA, JD, LLM

FLIVVER). See, Arbitrary Marks Fair Use (Generally) a defense to a charge of copyright or ...

Google previewThe Dinkum Dictionary (2010)

by Susan Butler

flivver Broken Hill A child's scooter, possibly a trademark. Footscray Florsheims ...

Google previewCapricon Rhyming Dictionary (1986)

(aid to Rhyme) by Bessie G. Redfield

Esther, etcher, ether, exploiter, falter, ER farmer, farther, faster, father, feeler, ATTER fibber, fiber, filter, fire-eater, flivver, ATYR fodder, follower, forefather, forefinger, AUR forerunner, former, foster, four poster, AVER frankfurter, free- thinker, free ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films (2014)

1895-1930 by Denise Lowe

the Candy Cut-Up;Luke FoilstheVillain; Luke and the Rural Roughnecks; Luke Pipesthe Pippins; Lonesome Luke; Circus King; Luke's Double; Luke and the Bomb Throwers; Luke's Late Lunchers; Luke Laughs Last; Luke's Fatal Flivver; ...

Google previewThe Standard Dictionary of English Slang

Flivver (U. S.)— A cheap motor-car. Floating Academy— The hulks. #g* Floating cofBn— An unseaworthy ship, . Floating hell — A ship with a brutal captain or officers Floor, To floor— To knock down, lit or fig.

Google previewDictionary of Music (1983)

by Theodore Karp

and Job, the first American oratorio performed in Germany, together with other operas, oratorios, cantatas, six symphonies and other orchestral music (including Flivver Ten Million, to celebrate the ten millionth Ford car), chamber ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

man—smoothie A charming child—poppet A chat show—talk show A cheap and showy ornament—gimcrack A cheap automobile—flivver A cheap bar or club —honkytonk A cheap lodging house—flophouse A cheap ornament—knickknack ...

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Flivver Meaning

Video shows what flivver means. An automobile, particularly one which is old and inexpensive.. flivver synonyms: jalopy, tin Lizzie. Flivver Meaning. How to ...

Scrabble value of F4L1I1V4V4E1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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