- a vehicle equipped with three wheels, as a tricycle, a motorcycle with a sidecar, or some small, experimental, or early-model cars.
Origin of three-wheeler
1885–90; three wheel(s) + -er1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for three-wheeler
Historical Examples of three-wheeler
In 1887, he appeared in Paris with his three-wheeler, two rear drive and one front steering wheel.Automobile Biographies
Lyman Horace Weeks
I don't know, sir; he was, I believe he was on his three-wheeler.
Were they three-wheeler officers too, do they drive three-wheelers?
- a light car that has three wheels
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012