Definition of battlebus in English:

battlebus

noun

British
informal
  • A bus or coach used as a mobile operational centre during an election campaign.

    • ‘Liverpool also saw campaigners out in a battlebus, while on Camden's Maiden Vale estate leaflets were delivered door to door.’
    • ‘Gordon Brown is setting out in the Labour battlebus on Tuesday for the first of a series of pre-election tours.’
    • ‘Once politicians conducted whistle-stop tours of election hotspots - in the days when there were election hotspots - in trundling battlebuses.’
    • ‘So, sisters, it's time to get the battlebus back on the road again.’
    • ‘Our open-top battlebus took to the streets on Saturday, and Paul has been enthusiastically greeted at meetings large and small throughout the borough.’

Pronunciation

battlebus

/ˈbat(ə)lbʌs/