or gas guz·zler
[ gas-guhz-ler ]
/ ˈgæsˌgʌz lər /
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an automobile that has low fuel efficiency, getting relatively few miles per gallon.
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Origin of gas-guzzler
First recorded in 1975–80
OTHER WORDS FROM gas-guzzlergas-guzzling, adjective
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How to use gas-guzzler in a sentence
He criticized Obama for riding in a “big gas guzzler” of a plane before an audience that treats climate change as a laugh line.The GOP’s Hollywood Fever|Michelle Goldberg|August 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We have also cut back to using just one car, since my DH's truck is a gas guzzler.Meltdown on the Message Boards|The Daily Beast|October 10, 2008|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for gas-guzzler
informal a large car with very high petrol consumption
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