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1. tractor

noun. ['ˈtræktɝ'] a wheeled vehicle with large wheels; used in farming and other applications.

Synonyms

  • self-propelled vehicle
  • skidder
  • dozer

Etymology

  • tractus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Tractor Trailer

  • semitrailer
  • inhaler
  • whaler
  • traylor
  • staebler
  • scalar
  • thaler
  • taylor
  • tayler
  • tailor
  • shaler
  • seyller
  • seyler
  • saylor
  • sayler
  • sailor
  • sailer
  • paylor
  • naylor
  • nailor
  • maler
  • mailer
  • kaylor
  • kaler
  • jailer
  • gaylor
  • gayler
  • galer
  • faler
  • failor

Example sentences of the word tractor-trailer


1. Noun Phrase
Align the rear of the tractor trailer with the left side of the front line of cones.

2. Noun Phrase
OSHA establishes rules for tractor trailers under its guidelines in §1970.178.

3. Noun Phrase
There are other federal agencies that guide rules for tractor trailers.

4. Noun Phrase
Many of the most germane standards for tractor trailers are established by this agency.

2. trailer

noun. ['ˈtreɪlɝ'] a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor.

Synonyms

  • transport
  • trucking rig
  • semitrailer
  • car carrier
  • conveyance
  • semi
  • articulated lorry
  • rig
  • trailer truck

Antonyms

  • take away
  • disenchant
  • displease
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • trail (English)
  • trahere (Latin)

3. trailer

noun. ['ˈtreɪlɝ'] someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind.

Synonyms

  • straggler
  • lingerer
  • poke
  • plodder
  • laggard
  • slowpoke
  • idler
  • stick-in-the-mud
  • lagger
  • slowcoach
  • putterer
  • potterer
  • do-nothing
  • loafer
  • strayer
  • dawdler
  • layabout
  • bum
  • loiterer

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • trail (English)
  • trahere (Latin)

4. trailer

noun. ['ˈtreɪlɝ'] an advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near future.

Synonyms

  • prevue
  • advertizing
  • preview
  • ad
  • advertizement
  • advertising
  • advertisement

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • trail (English)
  • trahere (Latin)

5. tractor

noun. ['ˈtræktɝ'] a truck that has a cab but no body; used for pulling large trailers or vans.

Synonyms

  • truck

Etymology

  • tractus (Latin)

6. trailer

noun. ['ˈtreɪlɝ'] a wheeled vehicle that can be pulled by a car or truck and is equipped for occupancy.

Synonyms

  • house trailer
  • wheeled vehicle
  • camper trailer
  • manufactured home

Antonyms

  • worker
  • fashionable
  • responsible
  • work

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • trail (English)
  • trahere (Latin)
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