three-wheeler
noun Date: 1886 any of various vehicles having three wheels

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • three-wheeler — n 1.) BrE a car that has three wheels 2.) AmE a vehicle that has three wheels, especially a ↑motorcycle, ↑tricycle, or special ↑wheelchair …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • three-wheeler — three wheelers N COUNT A three wheeler is a bicycle or car with three wheels …   English dictionary

  • three-wheeler — [thrē′hwēl′ər, thrē′wēl′ər] n. a three wheeled vehicle, as a tricycle or a three wheeled motorcycle …   English World dictionary

  • Three wheeler — A three wheeler is a vehicle with three wheels, either human or people powered vehicles (HPV or PPV or velomobiles) or motorized vehicles in the form of a motorcycle, ATV or automobile. Other names for three wheelers include Trikes, Tricars and… …   Wikipedia

  • three-wheeler — UK [ˌθriː ˈwiːlə(r)] / US [ˌθrɪ ˈwɪlər] / US [ˌθrɪ ˈhwɪlər] noun [countable] Word forms three wheeler : singular three wheeler plural three wheelers a vehicle that has three wheels …   English dictionary

  • three-wheeler — /three whee leuhr, wee /, n. a vehicle equipped with three wheels, as a tricycle, a motorcycle with a sidecar, or some small, experimental, or early model cars. [1885 90; three wheel(s) + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • three-wheeler — three wheel|er [ ,θri wilər, ,θri hwilər ] noun count a vehicle that has three wheels …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • three-wheeler — three′ wheel′er n. trs a vehicle equipped with three wheels, as a tricycle, a motorcycle with a sidecar, or some early model cars • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • three-wheeler — three wheel·er …   English syllables

  • three-wheeler — /θri ˈwilə/ (say three weeluh) noun 1. a vehicle, especially a car, having three wheels. 2. → tricycle (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • three-wheeler — ˈ ̷ ̷|(h)wēlə(r) noun Etymology: three (I) + wheel + er : a vehicle with three wheels: as a. : tricycle b. : a motorcycle with a side …   Useful english dictionary

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