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four-wheeler

[fawr-hwee-ler, -wee-, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˈʰwi lər, -ˈwi-, ˈfoʊr-/
noun
1.
a four-wheel vehicle, especially a hackney carriage.
2.
Citizens Band Radio and Automotive Slang. a four-wheel automotive vehicle, as a car or small truck, especially as distinguished from a vehicle having more than four wheels, as a tractor-trailer, or fewer than four wheels, as a motorcycle.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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Examples from the web for four-wheeler
  • The company insists on calling its new conveyance a four-wheeler, not a car.
Slang definitions & phrases for four-wheeler

four-wheeler

noun

An automobile; cage (1960s+ Truckers)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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