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carfare Line breaks: car|fare
Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːfɛː/

Definition of carfare in English:


[mass noun] North American
The fare for travel on a bus, underground train, or similar public transport.
Example sentences
  • It was fifteen minutes’ walk from the store, and by taking this walk twice a day she saved carfare and the price of luncheon.
  • Therefore, he demanded the return of the 50 cents admission, 10 cents carfare, and 30 cents for the time he spent at the ballpark.
  • When he arrived in 1894, the story went, Little walked twenty miles to the Aikman ranch to save carfare.

Words that rhyme with carfare

fanfare • welfare • airfare

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