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coachwork Line breaks: coach|work
Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊtʃwəːk/

Definition of coachwork in English:


[mass noun]
The bodywork of a road or railway vehicle: a Daimler limousine with coachwork by Barker & Co
More example sentences
  • It featured elegant coachwork designed by Touring of Milan, Italy.
  • He sketched out a body for a 1930 Mercedes-Benz SSK with a stretched, slender front end, voluptuous coachwork, and a graceful tail, resembling the fanning train of an evening gown.
  • I passed the time by strolling around the parked planes, smelling their grease, their soot, stroking the smoothness of their glossed coachwork.

Words that rhyme with coachwork

roadwork • homework

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