- 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.
automobile definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Fr: see auto- and amp; mobile
automobile definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: French : Greek auto-, auto- + French mobile, mobile (from Old French; see mobile).
- auˌto·mo·bilˈist noun