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A police car. Primarily heard in UK. Slow down, there's a panda car up ahead!
See also: car
live out of (one's) car
To sleep and store all or most of one's possessions in one's car, usually because one is without a proper residence. I've been living out of my car ever since I was evicted from my apartment. It is shameful that the housing crisis has forced so many families to live out of their cars.
new car smell
The scent associated with the inside of a brand new vehicle, caused by the plastics and other materials inside it. Boy, I love that new car smell, don't you?
slang A car left running unattended to warm the engine and cabin on a cold day, so called for the exhaust emitting from the tailpipe. Police are warning that thefts of puffer cars has been rising as the weather continues turning colder. I always see puffer cars in people's driveways first thing in the morning during winter.
wrap one's car around something
to drive one's car into something at fairly high speed. She wrapped her car around a light pole. If he hadn't wrapped his car around a tree, he'd be here with us tonight.
wrap one’s car around something
tv. to drive one’s car into something at fairly high speed. She wrapped her car around a light pole.