hand truck


Definition of hand truck

: a small hand-propelled truck especially : truck entry 1 sense 1c

Examples of hand truck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Leave it to Master & Dynamic to make a speaker that sounds beautiful, looks fantastic, and has to be moved around your house with a hand truck. Adrienne So, Wired, 13 Apr. 2021 Everything from altars to statues to paper goods to tea, all of our huge collections, carts and carts full of goods, just wheeling it with a hand truck. Eva Hagberg, Curbed, 15 Mar. 2021 Late in the morning, a vegetable farmer from Patrick Springs appeared pushing a hand truck stacked with late-season tomatoes. Shane Mitchell, Saveur, 21 Feb. 2018 Later, two officials with duty belts and handcuffs came out of the home to get wheeled hand trucks, taking them inside. Jason Meisner, chicagotribune.com, 24 Sep. 2019 McGregor threw a hand truck through a bus window and left two fighters injured – and subsequently off that week’s event. Mma Junkie Staff, MMA Junkie, 19 Oct. 2019 Chairs and tables scattered throughout are Frankenstein’d; motorcycle wheels combine with mid-century tabletops, and hand trucks serve as the back to dinette chairs. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 16 Oct. 2019 The man who flagged down the truck, later identified as Lev, retrieved a hand truck from his rented Toyota 4Runner and began to load one of the services into the vehicle when police moved in. David Owens, courant.com, 10 July 2018 McGregor appeared in video recorded during the fracas on Thursday to be throwing a hand truck that struck the window of a bus carrying fighters, including Saturday night lightweight title fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov, inside Barclays Center. Lance Pugmire, latimes.com, 6 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of hand truck

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Hand truck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hand%20truck. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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