wheeled

[ hweeld, weeld ]
/ ʰwild, wild /

adjective

equipped with or having wheels (often used in combination): a four-wheeled carriage.
moving or traveling on wheels: wheeled transportation.

Origin of wheeled

First recorded in 1600–10; wheel + -ed3

Definition for wheeled (2 of 2)

wheel

[ hweel, weel ]
/ ʰwil, wil /

noun


verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

Origin of wheel

before 900; (noun) Middle English whel(e), Old English hwēol, hweohl; cognate with Dutch wiel, Old Norse hjōl; akin to Greek kýklos (see cycle); (v.) Middle English, derivative of the noun

Related forms

wheel·less, adjectiveun·der·wheel, nounun·wheel, verb (used with object)
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British Dictionary definitions for wheeled (1 of 2)

wheeled

/ (wiːld) /

adjective

  1. having or equipped with a wheel or wheels
  2. (in combination)four-wheeled

British Dictionary definitions for wheeled (2 of 2)

wheel

/ (wiːl) /

noun


verb

See also wheels

Derived Forms

wheel-less, adjective

Word Origin for wheel

Old English hweol, hweowol; related to Old Norse hvēl, Greek kuklos, Middle Low German wēl, Dutch wiel
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Idioms and Phrases with wheeled

wheel

In addition to the idioms beginning with wheel

  • wheel and deal
  • wheels in motion
  • wheels within wheels

also see:

  • asleep at the switch (wheel)
  • at the wheel
  • big cheese (wheel)
  • cog in the wheel
  • fifth wheel
  • grease (oil) the wheels
  • hell on wheels
  • put one's shoulder to the wheel
  • reinvent the wheel
  • set (wheels) in motion
  • spin one's wheels
  • squeaky wheel gets the grease

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