Meaning of “drive-by” in the English Dictionary

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"drive-by" in British English

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drive-byadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈdraɪv.baɪ/ us /ˈdraɪv.baɪ/

used to refer to something that someone does while driving past in a vehicle:

a drive-by shooting

(Definition of “drive-by” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drive-by" in American English

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drive-byadjective [ not gradable ]

/ˈdrɑɪvˌbɑɪ/

happening or done while passing by in a vehicle

(Definition of “drive-by” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)