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1. wagon

noun. ['ˈwægən'] any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor.

Synonyms

  • wheeled vehicle
  • ice-wagon
  • prairie wagon
  • lorry
  • axletree
  • covered wagon
  • ice wagon
  • tram
  • waggon
  • Conestoga
  • bandwagon
  • tramcar
  • chuck wagon
  • cart
  • wagon wheel
  • water wagon
  • prairie schooner
  • wain
  • water waggon
  • Conestoga wagon
  • milkwagon

Etymology

  • wagen (Dutch)
  • wagen (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

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Rhymes with Wagon

  • dragon
  • cragun
  • sagen
  • ragen
  • ragain
  • lagan
  • haggan
  • gagen
  • fagen
  • dagen

How do you pronounce wagon?

Pronounce wagon as ˈwægən.

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Sentences with wagon


1. Noun, singular or mass
The most basic use for an old wagon wheel is as a yard ornament.

2. Noun, plural
Take the wagon apart with a wrench or pliers.

3. Wh-pronoun
As more roads were created, wagon use became more popular.

Quotes about wagon


1. A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

2. All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts and made up of our thoughts. If a man speak or act with an evil thought, suffering follows him as the wheel follows the hoof of the beast that draws the wagon.... If a man speak or act with a good thought, happiness follows him like a shadow that never leaves him.
- Gautama Buddha

3. We join spokes together in a wheel, but it is the center hole that makes the wagon move.We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness insidethat holds whatever we want.We hammer wood for a house, but it is the inner spacethat makes it livable.We work with being, but non-being is what we use.
- Lao Tzu

2. wagon-lit

noun. a passenger car that has berths for sleeping.

Synonyms

  • sleeping car
  • passenger car
  • carriage
  • coach
  • roomette
  • drawing room

Antonyms

  • gracefulness
  • awkwardness

3. ice-wagon

noun. (formerly) a horse-drawn wagon that delivered ice door to door.

Synonyms

  • waggon
  • ice wagon

4. wagon

noun. ['ˈwægən'] van used by police to transport prisoners.

Synonyms

  • paddy wagon
  • black Maria
  • police wagon
  • van
  • police van

Etymology

  • wagen (Dutch)
  • wagen (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

5. wagon

noun. ['ˈwægən'] a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat.

Synonyms

  • waggon
  • auto
  • shooting brake
  • beach wagon
  • beach waggon
  • car
  • motorcar
  • estate car
  • automobile
  • tailboard
  • machine
  • station waggon
  • station wagon

Antonyms

  • push
  • precede

Etymology

  • wagen (Dutch)
  • wagen (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

6. wagon

noun. ['ˈwægən'] a child's four-wheeled toy cart sometimes used for coasting.

Synonyms

  • wheeled vehicle

Etymology

  • wagen (Dutch)
  • wagen (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

7. Wagon

noun. a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major.

Synonyms

  • Ursa Major
  • Dipper
  • Charles's Wain
  • Plough
  • Big Dipper
  • Great Bear
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