Share this entry

license number Syllabification: li·cense num·ber

Definition of license number in English:


North American
The series of letters or numbers identifying a vehicle, displayed on a license plate.
Example sentences
  • Don't put your social security or driver's license number on your checks.
  • Any patrol officer in any state can easily and quickly check a driver's license number.
  • He left so nervously and noisily, a bystander outside the bank got the feeling something was wrong with this guy, and wrote down his license number and a description of his car.

Definition of license number in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

More words in this category

bodykit FFV hot rod HOV miss 1