[ten-hwee-ler, -wee-]See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
- a steam locomotive having a four-wheeled front truck, six driving wheels, and no rear truck.
Origin of Ten-Wheeler
First recorded in 1900–05
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for ten-wheeler
Joe and his guard reached one of the huge entrances as a ten-wheeler truck came in with a load of shining metal plates.
The ten-wheeler was on its side in the ditch, nuzzling the opposite bank of a low cutting.