carhop carhop

Definition(s):

  • (n) a waiter at a drive-in restaurant

Usage(s):

  1. First came the carhop, with a four-course meal at the rolling down of a window, and the motel, followed by the drive-in movie and the curbside teller's cage.
  2. Twyla Tharp has been seriously watching movies starting from the tune that she worked as a carhop in drive-in theaters owned by her parents.
  3. Steve McQueen plays an American fly boy with a carhop grin who pesters guards and tests their watchfulness.

News

  • City administrator gives retirement notice

    From teenage carhop to city administrator for most would be a giant leap, but for Barb Nelson it was only a matter of natural progressions. The post City administrator gives retirement notice appeared first on ABC Newspapers .
    on July 11, 2013     Source: ABC Newspapers

Quotes

  1. Mr Blackwell said: "Exploding beehives above, tacky polka-dots below, she's part 50's carhop horror."
    on Jan 9, 2008 By: Mr Blackwell Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "I highly recommend having Meryl Streep play you," Ephron told a crowd of thousands gathered at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre. "If your husband is cheating on you with a carhop, get Meryl to play you - you'll feel much better."
    on Jun 11, 2004 By: Nora Ephron Source: MSNBC

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