four-wheel

adjective
\ ˈfȯr-ˌ(h)wēl How to pronounce four-wheel (audio) \
variants: or four-wheeled \ ˈfȯr-​ˌ(h)wēld How to pronounce four-wheel (audio) \

Definition of four-wheel

1 : having four wheels
2 : acting on or by means of four wheels of an automotive vehicle four-wheel disc brakes

First Known Use of four-wheel

1740, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Learn More About four-wheel

Time Traveler for four-wheel

Time Traveler

The first known use of four-wheel was in 1740

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near four-wheel

four-way switch

four-wheel

four-wheel drive

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for four-wheel

Cite this Entry

“Four-wheel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/four-wheel. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!