moving van

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noun

a large truck or trailer used for transporting furnishings from one residence or office to another.

Nearby words

  1. moving pictures,
  2. moving sidewalk,
  3. moving staircase,
  4. moving stairway,
  5. moving target indicator,
  6. moving violation,
  7. movingly,
  8. moviola,
  9. mow,
  10. mow down

Origin of moving van

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for moving van

  • So I started to pile things on the overturned table, until it looked like a moving-van ready for a May-Day migration.

    The Prairie Wife|Arthur Stringer
  • Through that hole in her game laws any game-dealer can drive a moving-van!

    Our Vanishing Wild Life|William T. Hornaday
  • A hole as big as a moving-van burned into the road at one place.