- The definition of an automobile is a means of transportation that usually has wheels and an engine.
A car is an example of an automobile.
This is one type of automobile.
Origin of automobileFr: see auto- and amp; mobile
Origin of automobileFrench : Greek auto-, auto- + French mobile, mobile (from Old French; see mobile).
(third-person singular simple present automobiles, present participle automobiling, simple past and past participle automobiled)
- (dated) To travel by automobile.