Definition of horseless carriage in English:

horseless carriage

Line breaks: horse|less car|riage


archaic or humorous
A car.
More example sentences
  • Cars were originally horseless carriages, and early models looked suitably carriage-like; only later did car designers realise that cars could be almost any shape they wanted to make them.
  • We have inherited a Victorian infrastructure and road plan which did not take into account the horseless carriage and almost universal car ownership.
  • These statements are like saying that a car is a horseless carriage.

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