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Definition of "truck" [truck]

  • Any of various heavy motor vehicles designed for carrying or pulling loads. (noun)
  • A hand truck. (noun)
  • A wheeled platform, sometimes equipped with a motor, for conveying loads in a warehouse or freight yard. (noun)
  • One of the swiveling frames of wheels under each end of a railroad car or trolley car. (noun)
  • A set of bookshelves mounted on four wheels or casters, used in libraries. (noun)
  • A vehicle for carrying freight on a railway; wagon (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A large motor vehicle designed to carry heavy loads, esp one with a flat platform (noun)
  • A frame carrying two or more pairs of wheels and usually springs and brakes, attached under an end of a railway coach, etc (noun)
  • A disc-shaped block fixed to the head of a mast having sheave holes for receiving signal halyards (noun)
  • The head of a mast itself (noun)
  • Any wheeled vehicle used to move goods (noun)
  • To convey (goods) in a truck (verb)
  • To drive a truck (verb)

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Use "truck" in a sentence
  • "Yes pickup truck is code for "I help friends move into new houses more than most people do"."
  • "The idea that you could stop them driving it in in a truck is a fantasy."
  • "And since the truck is a noun phrase, it gets modified by an adjective, not an adverb."