house trailer
noun Date: 1937 mobile home

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  • house trailer — noun a wheeled vehicle that can be pulled by a car or truck and is equipped for occupancy • Syn: ↑trailer • Derivationally related forms: ↑trail (for: ↑trailer) • Hypernyms: ↑wheeled vehicle …   Useful english dictionary

  • house trailer — house′ trail er n. cvb trs a trailer fitted with accommodations for sleeping, eating, washing, etc Compare mobile home Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • house trailer — a trailer fitted with accommodations for sleeping, eating, washing, etc. Cf. mobile home. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • house trailer — See trailer …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • trailer — n. 1) a house trailer (AE; BE has caravan) 2) a flatbed; truck (esp. AE; BE prefers trailer) trailer * * * [ treɪlə] truck (esp. AE; BE prefers trailer) trailer a flatbed a house trailer (AE; BE has caravan) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • trailer — Synonyms and related words: 3 D, Cinemascope, Cinerama, Technicolor, Western, afterpart, afterpiece, animated cartoon, black and white film, camp trailer, camper, caravan, cartoon, chiller, cinema, color film, creepie, documentary, documentary… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • trailer — A car attached to a streetcar and operated with the latter. A vehicle used for transportation of freight on the highway, being towed by a tractor or another powered vehicle. Waddey v Maryland Casualty Co. 171 Tenn 112, 100 SW2d 984, 109 ALR 654.… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • trailer coach — noun : house trailer * * * trailer coach, a trailer used as a place to live …   Useful english dictionary

  • house —   Hale (for various kinds, see Haw. Eng. entry and the many entries that follow it), kauhale.    ♦ Two story house, hale i luna a i lalo.    ♦ House trailer, ka a hale.    ♦ Ancient types of houses: mua (eating, for men); hālau (for canoes, hula… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • trailer — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. house trailer, mobile home, auto home, truck trailer, auto cart, wagon, van, container; see also home 1 …   English dictionary for students

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