haul·​er ˈhȯ-lər How to pronounce hauler (audio)
: one that hauls: such as
: a commercial establishment or worker whose business is hauling
: an automotive vehicle for hauling goods or material

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The 191-foot cargo vessel collided with a grain hauler on a blustery night in September 1894, sinking both. John Flesher, Detroit Free Press, 1 Mar. 2023 The 191-foot cargo vessel collided with a grain hauler on a blustery night in September 1894, sinking both. CBS News, 1 Mar. 2023 While the Polestar 3 puts the focus on gratuitous spaciousness with its two-row, five-seat configuration, the EX90 is a proper three-row, seven-seat family hauler. Laura Burstein, Robb Report, 11 Nov. 2022 BeRecycled offers a lookup box to check by zip code to see which recyclables your local hauler accepts, but the answers aren’t always clear. Dinah Voyles Pulver, USA TODAY, 11 Feb. 2023 Reim, who works for his family’s sheet-metal business, is planning to become his own water hauler, lashing large containers to his pickup and setting out to fill them up. Jack Healy, BostonGlobe.com, 16 Jan. 2023 Toyota has made sure that passengers are well cared for and that cargo is swallowed whole—and that converting from people mover to cargo hauler is a nearly effortless task. John Phillips, Car and Driver, 28 Nov. 2022 Switching its drive mode to Sport or Sport Plus stiffened up the suspension enough to help keep the heavy family hauler stable when the pavement coiled. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, 1 Feb. 2023 Before 1975, the Saab 99 was just another family hauler, heavy on passenger space and very light on driving fun. Patrick Bedard, Car and Driver, 23 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1674, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hauler was in 1674

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“Hauler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hauler. Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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