eighteen-wheeler

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eighteen-wheeler

[ey-teen-hwee-ler, -wee-]
noun
a large tractor-trailer, usually having ten wheels on the cab and eight on the trailer.
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  1. n.
    a large trailer truck. (There are a total of eighteen wheels on the cab and trailer.) : An eighteen-wheeler almost ran me off the road.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Example sentences
Eighteen-wheeler trucks have suddenly come to life, operating without drivers and terrorizing people.
The work in which he was engaged involved washing eighteen-wheeler trucks with a high pressure hose.
He purchased two eighteen-wheeler trucks, which were garaged at his house and were maintained primarily by him.
There's something vulnerable about an eighteen-wheeler-sized spare tire that everyone thinks they can handle.
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