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Definition of "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)

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.

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."