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wheeler

[hwee-ler, wee-] /ˈʰwi lər, ˈwi-/
noun
1.
a person or thing that wheels.
2.
a person who makes wheels; wheelwright.
3.
something provided with a wheel or wheels (usually used in combination):
a four-wheeler; a stern-wheeler.
4.
wheel horse (def 1).
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see wheel, -er1

Wheeler

[hwee-ler, wee-] /ˈʰwi lər, ˈwi-/
noun
1.
Burton Kendall, 1882–1975, U.S. political leader.
2.
Joseph, 1836–1906, U.S. Confederate officer and political leader.
3.
William Almon
[al-muh n,, awl-] /ˈæl mən,, ˈɔl-/ (Show IPA),
1819–1887, vice president of the U.S. 1877–81.
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  • For that, wheeler-dealing and inert government are unlikely to be enough.
  • While they may use some of the same parts as the two-wheeler sitting in your garage, the similarities end there.
  • wheeler provided her with a philosophy that she could live by and with.
British Dictionary definitions for wheeler

wheeler

/ˈwiːlə/
noun
1.
Also called wheel horse. a horse or other draught animal nearest the wheel
2.
(in combination) something equipped with a specified sort or number of wheels: a three-wheeler
3.
a person or thing that wheels

Wheeler

/ˈwiːlə/
noun
1.
John Archibald. 1911–2008, US physicist, noted for his work on nuclear fission and the development (1949–51) of the hydrogen bomb, also for his work on unified field theory
2.
Sir (Robert Eric) Mortimer. 1890–1976, Scottish archaeologist, who did much to increase public interest in archaeology. He is noted esp for his excavations at Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa in the Indus Valley and at Maiden Castle in Dorset
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Slang definitions & phrases for wheeler

wheeler

Related Terms

eighteen-wheeler, four-wheeler, side-wheeler


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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