Definition of courtesy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkɜːtəsi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɜːrtəsi//
Types of vehicle
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[only before noun] (of a bus, car, etc.) provided free, at no cost to the person using it A courtesy bus operates between the hotel and the town centre. The dealer will provide you with a courtesy car while your vehicle is being repaired. See related entries: Types of vehicle Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French cortesie, from corteis, based on Latin cohors ‘yard, retinue’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: courtesy