food truck

noun
Updated on: 12 May 2018

Definition of food truck

: a large wheeled vehicle from which food is sold that typically contains cooking facilities where the food is prepared
  • Nearby, lunchtime crowds formed outside about half a dozen food trucks, serving Indian, Cuban, Mexican and French cuisine.
  • —Hugo Martin
  • Food trucks aren't new to the city's landscape. For decades they've offered cheap eats along roadsides and at construction sites across southern California.
  • —David Brindley

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1884

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