Definition for wheeled (2 of 2)
- a circular frame with an axle connecting to the rudder of a ship, for steering: He took the wheel during the storm.
- a paddle wheel.
- a propeller.
- moving, propelling, or animating agencies: the wheels of commerce; the wheels of thought.
- Slang. a personal means of transportation, especially a car.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of wheel
Related formswheel·less, adjectiveun·der·wheel, nounun·wheel, verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for wheeled
At Woodhull Hospital, the Bed-Stuy ambulance crew kept doing all they could as they wheeled Ramos into the emergency room.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mubarak was present, wheeled in on a hospital trolley and wearing his trademark sunglasses.Mubarak’s Acquittal Signals Complete Triumph of Military Over Arab Spring|Jamie Dettmer|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the machine was wheeled in, I pulled the window shades closed and applied the ultrasound probe to his chest.Real Life Lazarus: When Patients Rise From the Dead|Sandeep Jauhar|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sandal is pictured in cartoon-form against the New York skyline on a wheeled plank, held up by wires emerging from the ground.Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Might Model for Bulgari; Beyoncé's H&M Campaign Drops|The Fashion Beast Team|March 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I was working the evening shift in my last year of medical school when they wheeled Dylan into the pediatric emergency room.
Saxham, leaving a banknote lying on the counter, wheeled abruptly, and went out of the bar.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
In 1784 he made the first wheeled vehicle impelled by steam in England,—made it with his own hands and brains.The Queer, the Quaint and the Quizzical|Frank H. Stauffer
For the instant he partially suspected mischief and wheeled about, but one look at the half-wit dissipated all doubt.Sunlight Patch|Credo Fitch Harris
He wheeled sharply around, as though struck by a sudden thought.The Hand in the Dark|Arthur J. Rees
There was no road in it, there was no wheeled vehicle in it, there was not a level yard in it.Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts|Rosalind Northcote
British Dictionary definitions for wheeled (1 of 2)
- having or equipped with a wheel or wheels
- (in combination)four-wheeled
British Dictionary definitions for wheeled (2 of 2)
- driving or steering a vehicle or vessel
- in charge
Derived Formswheel-less, adjective
Word Origin for wheel
Idioms and Phrases with wheeled
In addition to the idioms beginning with wheel
- wheel and deal
- wheels in motion
- wheels within wheels
- 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