a pneumatic tire that has lost all or most of its air through leakage, puncture, or the like.
Older Slang. a dull or socially inept person.
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How to use flat tire in a sentence
For another, the woman who had incurred the flat was a new rider who was extremely grateful for the assistance, and the last thing we need is people giving up on bikes because of the twin indignities of flat tires and condescending schmucks.Zen and the Art of Ignoring a Bike Lane Obstruction | wtaylor | December 10, 2021 | Outside Online
His voice breaking at times, he recounted the story of a young disabled veteran who helped Powell when his car got a flat tire on the Beltway.Colin Powell remembered for leadership, integrity and a love of ABBA and Marley at funeral | Felicia Sonmez, Donna Cassata | November 5, 2021 | Washington Post
He fixed his own flat tires—seven of them as of Sunday, when he answered a few questions for Outside—and when his last spare inner tube punctured, he used the repair kit from his sleeping pad to patch it until he could buy a replacement tube.Meet Lachlan Morton, The Man Who Rode the Tour de France Route Solo | agintzler | July 13, 2021 | Outside Online
In terms Wall Streeters can understand, it would be like your Porsche getting a flat tire.Wall Street Is Starting to Worry About a Potential Government Shutdown | Daniel Gross | September 27, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The only cure that I know of for a boy or girl with a flat tire is more of God's uplifting strength.Fifty-Two Story Talks To Boys And Girls | Howard J. Chidley
Because of a flat tire, the driver stopped the car beside a little stream in which two extremely pretty girls were bathing.Where the Strange Trails Go Down | E. Alexander Powell
A loud report like a pistol shot: a flat tire down on our car: that was all.Everyman's Land | C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
The lamp was loosened from the wheel and turned on the flat tire, and both boys got close to find the puncture.The Putnam Hall Champions | Arthur M. Winfield
He covered that half block on a flat tire and went in for help.Stubble | George Looms