Caboose - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kəˈbuːs|  American pronunciation of the word caboose
Brit.  |kəˈbuːs|  British pronunciation of the word caboose

noun

- the area for food preparation on a ship (syn: cookhouse, galley)
- a car on a freight train for use of the train crew; usually the last car on the train

Examples

...a 1950s sex symbol who was famous for swinging her caboose as she walked...

Outside there are a lot of "cabooses" for preparing fish in the open air.

the uncoupled caboose rolled down the incline

Word forms

noun
singular: caboose
plural: cabooses
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