toonerville

toonerville
\\ˈtünə(r)ˌvil, esp south -_vəl\ adjective
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: from the Toonerville (trolley), a rickety trolley car in the comic strip Toonerville Trolley by Fontaine Fox b1884 American cartoonist
: of, relating to, or constituting a rickety or inefficient railroad line

even the Toonerville locals are terribly overcrowded, so make your reservations now — T.H.Fielding


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  • Toonerville trolley — /tooh neuhr vil / a dilapidated, outmoded trolley line or railway. [after the train in the comic strip Toonerville Trolley by U.S. cartoonist Fontaine T. Fox (1884 1964)] …   Useful english dictionary

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