caboose

IPA: kʌbˈus

noun

  • (obsolete, nautical) A small galley or cookhouse on the deck of a small vessel.
  • (historical, nautical) A small sand-filled container used as an oven on board ship.
  • (US, rail transport) The last car on a freight train, having cooking and sleeping facilities for the crew; a guard’s van.
  • (slang, childish, euphemistic) The buttocks.
  • (slang, sports) The person or team in last place.
  • (informal, often in combination) A youngest child who is born after a long gap in time.

Examples of "caboose" in Sentences

  • A form of an electronic caboose.
  • Caboose agrees to go on this mission.
  • And the Red Caboose has done no right '.
  • And the Red Caboose has done no right ' .
  • The caboose is outfitted as living quarters.
  • A favorite with both young and old is the caboose.
  • Radios linked the caboose with the locomotive cab.
  • In fact, a caboose is a caboose when it's a caboose.
  • Riding in the cupola of the caboose cost an extra dollar.
  • At Enterprise passengers are allowed to explore the caboose and locomotive.
  • It's somewhat like the caboose and the brake fan on the rear end of the train.
  • COOPER: We're looking at the private car on the train, Wolf, mistakenly called a caboose earlier.
  • It looked like the caboose was attached to the engine as it wound around the track in a full circle.
  • "caboose" -- as the cook was jocularly termed -- ordered me about with a fierce exultation, that he had one white skin that he could command!
  • Feel like taking in a film at your favorite theatre but can’t find enough energy to move your caboose from the comfort of your cozy domestic den?
  • And, sure enough, across the street was a bright red train caboose sitting on its own bit of track with nothing around it, carefully set up so that a child could climb up and play on the outside parts.
  • It is useful to point out the desired behavior in other children-"See how nicely that boy is playing with others"-but parents should refrain from adding what he calls the "caboose"-a phrase like "Why can't you do that?"
  • It is useful to point out the desired behavior in other children—"See how nicely that boy is playing with others"—but parents should refrain from adding what he calls the "caboose"—a phrase like "Why can't you do that?"

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