gas-guzzling
adjective see gas-guzzler

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  • gas-guz|zling — «GAS GUHZ lihng», adjective. consuming excessive quantities of gasoline: »“Gas guzzling” cars will bear a tax penalty, while efficient ones will bring a tax rebate (New Scientist) …   Useful english dictionary

  • gas-guzzler — gas .guzzler n AmE informal a car that uses a lot of petrol >gas guzzling adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gas-guzzler — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : a usually large automobile that gets relatively poor mileage • gas guzzling ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ adjective * * * gas guzzling, adj. /gas guz leuhr/, n. Informal. an automobile that has low fuel efficiency, getting relatively… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gas Guzzler Tax — An additional tax on the sale of vehicles that have poor fuel economy. The Energy Tax Act of 1978 established the gas guzzler tax and was designed to encourage the production and use of more fuel efficient vehicles. The gas guzzler tax is… …   Investment dictionary

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