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troop carrier

noun

  1. a transport airplane used for carrying troops and their equipment.
  2. an armored vehicle, often amphibious and mounted with light weapons, for transporting infantry troops and equipment.


troop carrier

noun

  1. a vehicle, aircraft, or ship designed for the carriage of troops


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Word History and Origins

Origin of troop carrier1

First recorded in 1920–25

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Example Sentences

And a troop carrier with fifty men; flamethrowers, portable machine guns, bomb-launchers; regular special-weapons section.

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