hauler

[ haw-ler ]
/ ˈhɔ lər /
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noun

a person who hauls.
a commercial trucking company.
a vehicle used for hauling or trucking.
Slang. a car capable of very high speeds.

Origin of hauler

First recorded in 1665–75; haul + -er1
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Examples from the Web for hauler

  • There was one teamster in the old days who had become notorious as a hauler of the dangerous explosive.

    Dynamite Stories|Hudson Maxim
  • We had a great pulling and hauling team that year, and the greatest puller and hauler was Eddie Glass.

    Football Days|William H. Edwards
  • I'm the hewer of wood and the hauler of water, or, to speak more correctly, I'm the hauler of both.

Word Origin and History for hauler

hauler


n.

1670s, from haul (v.) + -er (1).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper