Definition of ambulette in English:


Syllabification: am·bu·lette
Pronunciation: /ˌambyəˈlet


  • A specially equipped van for transporting disabled or convalescent passengers in nonemergency circumstances: a week later, Eli would be taken by ambulette to the doctor
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    • “There are a couple of other kids I've met through driving the ambulette who have handicaps."
    • The driver will escort you from your apartment door into the ambulette and then into the medical facility or the day care.
    • We brought the kids downstairs, one staff to one kid, where an ambulette had pulled up, outside the door of the building.


1940s: from ambulance + -ette.

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