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In Europe, you would almost never have people with large amounts of income being happy with a two-volume vehicle like a hatchback or a minivan. They want to structurally show their societal position, which is why three volumes are so popular. They show 'I'm part of that hierarchy.'
Chris Bangle

Meaning of "hatchback" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HATCHBACK

hatchback  [ˈhætʃˌbæk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HATCHBACK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hatchback is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HATCHBACK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hatchback

Hatchback

A hatchback is a car body configuration with a rear door that swings upward to provide access to a cargo area. Hatchbacks may feature fold-down second row seating, where the interior can be flexibly reconfigured to prioritize passenger vs. cargo volume. Hatchbacks may feature two- or three-box design. While early examples of the body configuration can be traced to the 1930s, the Merriam-Webster dictionary dates the term itself to 1970. The hatchback body style has been marketed worldwide on cars ranging in size from superminis to small family cars, as well as executive cars.

Definition of hatchback in the English dictionary

The definition of hatchback in the dictionary is a sloping rear end of a car having a single door that is lifted to open. Other definition of hatchback is a car having such a rear end.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HATCHBACK


bareback
ˈbɛəˌbæk
brushback
ˈbrʌʃˌbæk
callback
ˈkɔːlˌbæk
cashback
ˈkæʃˌbæk
comeback
ˈkʌmˌbæk
cornerback
ˈkɔːnəˌbæk
feedback
ˈfiːdˌbæk
flashback
ˈflæʃˌbæk
hold-back
ˈhəʊldˌbæk
horseback
ˈhɔːsˌbæk
hunchback
ˈhʌntʃˌbæk
outback
ˈaʊtˌbæk
paperback
ˈpeɪpəˌbæk
playback
ˈpleɪˌbæk
pushback
ˈpʊʃˌbæk
scratchback
ˈskrætʃˌbæk
splashback
ˈsplæʃˌbæk
switchback
ˈswɪtʃˌbæk
throwback
ˈθrəʊˌbæk
touchback
ˈtʌtʃˌbæk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HATCHBACK

hatch
hatchability
hatchable
hatcheck
hatchel
hatchelled
hatcheller
hatchelling
hatcher
hatcheries
hatchery
hatchet
hatchet job
hatchet man
hatchet-face
hatchet-faced
hatchet-like
hatchettite
hatchety
hatching

WORDS THAT END LIKE HATCHBACK

back
back to back
back-to-back
bounce back
drawback
fallback
get back
go back
hardback
hold back
laid-back
look back
notchback
pat on the back
positive feedback
quarterback
roughback
sit back
snapback
upper back

Synonyms and antonyms of hatchback in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hatchback» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HATCHBACK

Find out the translation of hatchback to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hatchback from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hatchback» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

掀背车
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

coche con maletero trasero
570 millions of speakers

English

hatchback
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हैचबैक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سَيَّارَةٌ بِبَابٍ خَلْفِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

автомобиль с открывающейся вверх задней дверью
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hatchback
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

hatchback
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hayon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hatchback
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hecktürmodell
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハッチバック
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

해치백
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hatchback
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ô tô năm cửa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஹாட்ச்பேக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हॅचबॅक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yukarıya açılır arka kapı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

autovettura a 3/5 porte
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tylne drzwi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

хетчбек
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vehicul cu două volume
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αυτοκίνητο χάτσμπακ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

luikrug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

halvkombi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stasjonsvogn
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hatchback

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HATCHBACK»

The term «hatchback» is very widely used and occupies the 11.592 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HATCHBACK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hatchback

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QUOTES WITH «HATCHBACK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hatchback.
1
Chris Bangle
In Europe, you would almost never have people with large amounts of income being happy with a two-volume vehicle like a hatchback or a minivan. They want to structurally show their societal position, which is why three volumes are so popular. They show 'I'm part of that hierarchy.'

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HATCHBACK»

Discover the use of hatchback in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hatchback and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mustang Buyer's Guide, 1964-1978
... (1978 coupe Ghia) $3,972 (1974 hatchback) $3,275 (1975 hatchback) $3,818 ( 1976 hatchback) $3.781 (1977 hatchback) $3,901 (1978 hatchback) $3,798 ( 1974 hatchback Mach 1) $3,621 (1975 hatchback Mach 1) $4.188 (1976 hatchback ...
Brad Bowling, 2003
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Mustang 1979-2004 Buyer's Guide
1979-1981. Mustang. Specifications. 79 Base price '80 Base price '81 Base price i Production '80 Production '81 Production 3 coupe 3 V-8 coupe ? hatchback ) V- 8 hatchback 1 Ghia coupe H V-8 Ghia coupe •l Ghia hatchback 4 V-8 Ghia ...
Brad Bowling
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Java 2 Primer Plus
Current speed: 52, Hatchback open = false Current speed: 56, Hatchback open = false Current speed: 60, Hatchback open = false Current speed: 60, Hatchback open = true Current speed: 60, Hatchback open = true Current speed: 60, ...
Steven Haines, Stephen Potts, 2002
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Standard Catalog of Volkswagen, 1946-2005
Above & Left: Like the hatchback, the 2003 New Beetle convertible came in several trim levels. Old Cars Weekly Archive Sport model was dropped but the Turbo S returned. Its highlights included sport-tuned underpinnings, 17-in. alloys and ...
‎2004
5
Hillier's Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology
A tailgate (rear door) enables bulky or long objects to be loaded easily. Stronger suspension springs are fitted at the rear to support the extra load. Hatchback The hatchback design is generally based on a saloon body but with the boot or trunk  ...
Victor Albert Walter Hillier, Peter Coombes, 2004
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Kiplinger's Personal Finance
SA-2 93.7 162.8/63.8 45.3 2-door hatchback 4 33/44 Accord 34.9 2,073 M-5,* SA -2 93.7 162.8/63.8 45.3 2-door hatchback 4 33/44 Accord LX 27.1 4,088 A-3 113.0 198.8/69.7 44.5 4-door sedan 4 13/18 XJ6L 19.0 4,334 A-3 112.8 200.5/ 69.8 ...
7
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
... 5,750 M-5, A-3 20,21 16 2,613 95 170 66 16,900 924 Turbo 2dr hatchback 2+2 4 2.0 154 ... 5,250 M-5, A-3 16, 17 23 3,351 98 176 72 39,500 SAAB (S) 900* 2dr hatchback (4dr sedan) 5 4 2.0 1 10 ...
8
The Car Show:
The credit for the first hatchback is claimed by several manufacturers. Holden of Australia fitted what could be described as hatchbacks onto its cars in the late 1940s. The 1953 Aston Martin DB2/4 featured a top-hinged rear hatch. Its successor ...
Nicolae Sfetcu, 2014
9
Popular Science
It's also Toyota's price leader, and is available in a two-door sedan and three- door hatchback. The rear-drive portion of the Corolla line gets its first major styling change since 1975, and a bigger, 1.8- liter engine, the biggest ever put in a ...
10
Popular Mechanics
Civic ffneup for 84 includes the iitubby CRX two-place coupe {left} and a squareback that Honda calls a hatchback. Other Civics Include a four-door notchback sedan with a trunk and a four-door wagon with a deep rear window.

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HATCHBACK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hatchback is used in the context of the following news items.
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Police: Hatchback hits motorcycle, leaves the scene
Police say at 12:15 p.m. a motorcycle was stopped at the traffic light in the northbound lane of the intersection when a silver hatchback struck ... «The Herald, Jul 15»
2
Is the 1987 Shelby CSX a Cool Car?
It derived its mechanicals from the then-new Dodge Shadow hatchback, and like its GLHS sibling, it shared Chrysler's 2.2-liter turbocharged ... «BoldRide.com, Jul 15»
3
New Ford Figo hatchback to launch in India “few months” after …
Part of Ford India's three-model onslaught in the next 9 months is the new Ford Figo hatchback, what is sold in the Brazilian market as the Ford ... «Indian Autos Blog, Jul 15»
4
Golf R Estate review: The hottest hatchback turns into an all …
Over the hatchback, the estate had grown by 307mm, costs an additional £695 and is only available with the six-speed DSG gearbox. «Business Car Manager, Jul 15»
5
Maruti Suzuki YRA Hatchback to Get CVT in India, Engine Options …
The new YRA hatchback which will compete against the likes of Honda Jazz and Hyundai Elite i20 in India is expected to hit the showrooms ... «International Business Times, India Edition, Jul 15»
6
Spy shots of Mahindra's new SUVs and Tata's Kite hatchback
Tata is readying a small car to be positioned between its mini car Nano and Indica hatchback. Expected to be launched during Diwali this year, ... «Livemint, Jul 15»
7
2015 Hyundai Accent SE vs. 2015 Toyota Yaris hatchback SE …
Yay for subcompact cars! No, seriously! How else would we truly appreciate our Honda Civics, Hyundai Elantras, and Ford Focus (Subaru ... «Auto123.com, Jul 15»
8
Made-in-India Maruti Suzuki YRA Hatchback to be Exported to …
Maruti Suzuki, the country's largest car maker, is planning to export its upcoming premium hatchback YRA to Japan. A report in LiveMint, citing ... «International Business Times, India Edition, Jul 15»
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Maruti Suzuki plans to export upcoming hatchback to Japan
Maruti Suzuki, the premium brand of cars would be exporting a premium compact car to Japan this year after its launch. Maruti, that would be ... «The Wiire, Jul 15»
10
2015 VW Golf R
The 2015 VW Golf R is a near-supercar trapped in the body of a five-door hatchback. Not that the body style hurts its performance, but the Golf ... «U-T San Diego, Jul 15»

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