wheeler

[ hwee-ler, wee- ]
/ ˈʰwi lər, ˈwi- /

noun

a person or thing that wheels.
a person who makes wheels; wheelwright.
something provided with a wheel or wheels (usually used in combination): a four-wheeler; a stern-wheeler.

Origin of wheeler

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at wheel, -er1

Definition for wheeler (2 of 2)

Wheeler

[ hwee-ler, wee- ]
/ ˈʰwi lər, ˈwi- /

noun

Burton Kendall,1882–1975, U.S. political leader.
Joseph,1836–1906, U.S. Confederate officer and political leader.
William Al·mon [al-muh n, awl-] /ˈæl mən, ˈɔl-/, 1819–1887, vice president of the U.S. 1877–81.
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British Dictionary definitions for wheeler (1 of 2)

wheeler

/ (ˈwiːlə) /

noun

Also called: wheel horse a horse or other draught animal nearest the wheel
(in combination) something equipped with a specified sort or number of wheelsa three-wheeler
a person or thing that wheels

British Dictionary definitions for wheeler (2 of 2)

Wheeler

/ (ˈwiːlə) /

noun

John Archibald. 1911–2008, US physicist, noted for his work on nuclear fission and the development (1949–51) of the hydrogen bomb, also for his work on unified field theory
Sir (Robert Eric) Mortimer . 1890–1976, Scottish archaeologist, who did much to increase public interest in archaeology. He is noted esp for his excavations at Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa in the Indus Valley and at Maiden Castle in Dorset
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