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wrecker

noun wreck·er \ˈre-kər\

: a truck that takes away cars that are damaged or not working

: someone or something that destroys something

Full Definition of WRECKER

1
a :  one that searches for or works on the wrecks of ships (as for rescue or for plunder)
b :  tow truck
2
:  one that wrecks; especially :  one whose work is the demolition of buildings
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First Known Use of WRECKER

1693

Rhymes with WRECKER

WRECKER Defined for Kids

wrecker

noun wreck·er \ˈre-kər\

Definition of WRECKER for Kids

1
:  a truck for removing wrecked or broken-down vehicles
2
:  a person who wrecks something

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