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[haw-ler] /ˈhɔ lər/
a person who hauls.
a commercial trucking company.
a vehicle used for hauling or trucking.
Slang. a car capable of very high speeds.
Origin of hauler
1665-75; haul + -er1 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for hauler
  • Unlike other early steam locomotives, it will become a commercial success as a coal hauler.
  • But there's no changing the fact that it's an ungainly large family hauler, and not a terribly attractive one.
  • He spent the morning cleaning his team's souvenir hauler and hooking up a propane tank to remove the chill of a damp day.
  • Both cars were really fast, but both got loaded into the hauler early.
  • In time, he builds a new cabin and finds work first chopping wood, then as a hauler.
  • My private hauler uses one guy per truck, and he's wrangling with the big metal bins.
  • If you transport or sell wrecked vehicles to wreckers or scrap processors, you must have a hulk hauler license.
  • Read these fleet experiences to learn how refuse hauler fleets implemented alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles.
  • Most non-fatal injuries occur to hauler operators because of slips and falls while mounting and dismounting the hauler.
  • As you negotiate your contract, note that the amount you pay your hauler should be for collection services only.
British Dictionary definitions for hauler


a person or firm that transports goods by lorry; one engaged in road haulage
a person that hauls, esp a mine worker who conveys coal from the workings to the foot of the shaft
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Word Origin and History for hauler

1670s, from haul (v.) + -er (1).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for hauler



A very fast car; hot rod (1950s+ Hot rodders)

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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