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gas–guzzler

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noun gas–guz·zler \ˈgas-ˈgəz-lər, -ˈgə-zə-\

Simple Definition of gas–guzzler

  • : a usually large vehicle that uses a lot of gasoline

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gas–guzzler

  1. :  a usually large automobile that gets relatively poor mileage

gas–guzzling play \-liŋ\ adjective

1973

First Known Use of gas–guzzler

1973


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