four-wheel·​er ˈfȯr-ˌ(h)wē-lər How to pronounce four-wheeler (audio)
: a vehicle with four wheels

Examples of four-wheeler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Over the following 35 years, the FIA-spec four-wheeler competed on racetracks across the globe and notched many victories. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 9 May 2024 The aggressive actions against Snodgrass’s crew, which followed previous abrasive incidents in the area, included swerving in front of wildland fire engines, and almost hitting a Forest Service four-wheeler, according to firefighters with knowledge of the incident. Joe Davidson, Washington Post, 22 Mar. 2024 The four-wheeler showcases one of the rarest color combinations offered by the German marque. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 20 Nov. 2023 The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office rescued a couple Sunday whose four-wheeler broke down outside of Nevada City, deputies said. Ishani Desai, Sacramento Bee, 7 Mar. 2024 Tice said the company chose for the vehicle to run on three wheels to avoid adding extra weight while maintaining the stability of any four-wheeler. Anthony Robledo, USA TODAY, 18 Feb. 2024 According to the Tribune, the man and woman on the ATV were driving away at the time of the shooting; Murray told the newspaper the officer was also injured and dragged alongside the four-wheeler. Natalie Krebs, Outdoor Life, 7 Feb. 2024 Current residence: Memphis, Tenn. Occupation: Real estate agent Name three of your favorite hobbies: Fishing, riding four-wheelers/jet skis, building houses List three adjectives that best describe yourself: Brave, polite, proud How would your friends describe you? Dalton Ross,, 5 Feb. 2024 Five safes containing at least seven firearms were stolen, along with a four-wheeler and other valuables. Molly Langmuir, Rolling Stone, 2 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of four-wheeler was in 1846

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“Four-wheeler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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