designating or of a restaurant, outdoor film theater, etc. designed to render its services to persons who drive up and remain seated in their cars
such a restaurant, outdoor theater, etc.
An establishment, especially an outdoor movie theater, designed to permit customers to remain in their motor vehicles while being accommodated.
Of or being such an establishment: a drive-in restaurant; a drive-in teller.
- (US, Australia) An outdoor cinema where movies are projected onto a large screen and patrons watch from inside their vehicles, listening either by a speaker or a designated radio frequency.
- (US) A drive-through restaurant where patrons remain in their vehicles and order food and beverages via a speaker phone; their meal is delivered to their vehicle.
- The teen-agers went down to the drive-in to order some hamburgers and fries.
(third-person singular simple present drives in, present participle driving in, simple past drove in, past participle driven in)
- (baseball, of a hitter) To hit the ball or reach base in such a way that a run scores.
- Posteratiti has an excellent collection, too, of poster-theme paperback and hardcover books including great cowboys, Academy Award winners, horror films and even posters that hail from the days of drive-in movies.
- Older people (and those who like older movies) will remember the snack bar jingles from the old drive-in movies and theater run ones: Let's all go to the lobby and get yourself a treat and so on.
- Today, the company owns multiple inspection centers, drive-in claim centers, and 14 division offices. 21st Century Insurance Company is the seventh largest auto insurance company in California.
- In addition, Ogden High School and Kirt's Family Drive-In in North Ogden were also background staples on the show, and to this day they still attract camera-toting Everwood fans to the area.
- Continuing its reputation for leading the industry, Allstate developed drive-in claim offices and worked with automakers to increase vehicle safety.