SUV

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noun \ˌes-(ˌ)yü-ˈvē\

Definition of SUV

plural

SUVs

  1. :  a rugged automotive vehicle similar to a station wagon but built on a light-truck chassis —called also sport-utility vehicle

1986

First Known Use of suv

1986


SUV Defined for English Language Learners

SUV

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Definition of SUV for English Language Learners

  • : a large vehicle that is designed to be used on rough surfaces but that is often used on city roads or highways


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