Definition of coach-built in English:



  • (of a vehicle) having specially or individually built bodywork.

    • ‘Inside, you are enclosed in something between an airlock and a time warp: a coach-built interior of wood, chrome and leather that harks back to the last days of the Austro-Hungarian empire.’
    • ‘The coach-built pram has been around since 1877 but production stopped last year when the company went into receivership.’
    • ‘With coach-built body and traditional British charm, this is a unique motoring experience.’
    • ‘The model has a coach-built wooden body, painted to a high gloss finish.’