Share this entry

Share this page

manumatic

Syllabification: man·u·mat·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌmanyəˈmadik
 
/

Definition of manumatic in English:

noun

An automatic car transmission that enables the driver to shift through the gears manually.
Example sentences
  • Its power soft top folds nearly flush in ten seconds, its 3.3L VVT-I V - 6 generates 225 hp, and its 5-speed sequential automatic transaxle operates through a gated shifter for manumatic shifting.
  • I know it's not the same as a real manual transmission, but I'm "stuck" with a manumatic for now.
  • BMW’s Dual-Clutch 7-speed manumatic transmission is about to make waves In the News.

Origin

1990s: blend of manual and automatic.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

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

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something