sport-utility vehicle

[spawrt-yoo-til-i-tee, spohrt‐]


a rugged vehicle with a trucklike chassis and four-wheel drive, designed for occasional off-road use. Abbreviation: SUV

Nearby words

  1. sporran,
  2. sport,
  3. sport fish,
  4. sport shirt,
  5. sport utility vehicle,
  6. sporter,
  7. sportfisherman,
  8. sportfishing,
  9. sporting,
  10. sporting blood

Origin of sport-utility vehicle

First recorded in 1990–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019