Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

sidewheel

[sahyd-hweel, -weel] /ˈsaɪdˌʰwil, -ˌwil/
noun, Nautical.
1.
either of a pair of paddle wheels on the sides of a vessel.
Origin of sidewheel
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; side1 + wheel

side-wheel

[sahyd-hweel, -weel] /ˈsaɪdˌʰwil, -ˌwil/
adjective
1.
having a paddle wheel on each side, as a steamboat.
Origin
First recorded in 1855-60
Related forms
side-wheeler, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for sidewheel
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for sidewheel

sidewheel

/ˈsaɪdˌwiːl/
noun
1.
one of the paddle wheels of a sidewheeler
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for sidewheel

Word Value for sidewheel

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends