automobile trunk


automobile trunk
noun
compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools
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he put his golf bag in the trunk

Syn: ↑luggage compartment, ↑trunk
Hypernyms: ↑compartment
Hyponyms: ↑boot
Part Holonyms: ↑car, ↑auto, ↑automobile, ↑machine, ↑motorcar

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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