[fawr-hwee-ler, -wee-, fohr-]
- a four-wheel vehicle, especially a hackney carriage.
- Citizens Band Radio and Automotive Slang. a four-wheel automotive vehicle, as a car or small truck, especially as distinguished from a vehicle having more than four wheels, as a tractor-trailer, or fewer than four wheels, as a motorcycle.
Origin of four-wheeler
First recorded in 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for four-wheeler
I saw her and her maid into a four-wheeler, and I saw their luggage on the top.The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)
I had the good luck to sight a four-wheeler and got him in just in time.A Set of Six
But for a four-wheeler as takes families and their luggages, he's the very horse.At the Back of the North Wind
Presently she came to a halt, and hailed a four-wheeler which was passing.A Study In Scarlet
Arthur Conan Doyle
He lived a couple of miles off, and he had chosen a four-wheeler to drag out the time.Nona Vincent