[ vee-hik-yuh-ler ]
/ viˈhɪk yə lər /


of, relating to, or for vehicles: a vehicular tunnel.
serving as a vehicle.
caused by a vehicle; attributed or attributable to vehicles: vehicular homicide.
carried on or transported by means of a vehicle: vehicular recording units.

Nearby words

  1. vego,
  2. vehemence,
  3. vehement,
  4. vehemently,
  5. vehicle,
  6. veii,
  7. veil,
  8. veiled,
  9. veiledly,
  10. veiling

Origin of vehicular

From the Late Latin word vehiculāris, dating back to 1610–20. See vehicle, -ar1

Related formsnon·ve·hic·u·lar, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for vehicular

Word Origin and History for vehicular



1610s, from Late Latin vehicularis, from vehiculum (see vehicle).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper