Definition of rent-a- in English:

rent-a-

combining form

  • 1Denoting availability for hire of a specified thing.

    ‘rent-a-car’
    ‘rent-a-tent’
    1. 1.1humorous Existing in violation of the real thing; not genuine.
      ‘rent-a-friend’
      ‘rent-a-mob’

Pronunciation:

rent-a-

/rɛnt eɪ/