haul·​er | \ ˈhȯ-lər How to pronounce hauler (audio) \

Definition of hauler

: one that hauls: such as
a : a commercial establishment or worker whose business is hauling
b : an automotive vehicle for hauling goods or material

Examples of hauler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The crash happened shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday when authorities say Pearce’s car hauler tractor trailer was involved in a multi-vehicle wreck at the Interstate 65 and Interstate 59/20 interchange. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, "59-year-old truck driver identified as fatality victim in horrific Birmingham interstate crash," 7 Oct. 2020 It’s too early for a clear read on how insurers will deal with these long-hauler costs. Bloomberg.com, "Covid ‘Long Haulers’ Ask Who Pays When Sickness Just Won’t End," 5 Oct. 2020 Republic Services, the trash hauler, has placed an order for 2,500 electric garbage trucks, Nikola added. New York Times, "Head of Nikola, a G.M. Electric Truck Partner, Quits Amid Fraud Claims," 21 Sep. 2020 Marist alum Natalie Hakala went from collegiate runner to coronavirus long-hauler. oregonlive, "Oregon Ducks great Otis Davis gets an all-star tour of the new Hayward Field: Oregon track & field rundown," 6 Sep. 2020 And the five-seat, two-bed rig is not only a functional family hauler. Chris Dixon, Popular Mechanics, "After 17 Years, We Finally Have the Rightful Heir to the Vanagon," 21 Aug. 2020 Being a long-hauler in August is very different from being one in February. Ed Yong, The Atlantic, "Long-Haulers Are Redefining COVID-19," 19 Aug. 2020 Oregon regulators hit a landfill owner and waste hauler with $368,000 in fines for disposing of 2.5 million pounds of radioactive Bakken oilfield waste from North Dakota at a landfill outside Arlington in violation of Oregon regulations. oregonlive, "Oregon regulators fine two companies $368K for illegally disposing of radioactive oilfield waste at a landfill in Arlington," 2 Sep. 2020 Their presence should confirm whether a long-hauler was indeed infected. Ed Yong, The Atlantic, "Long-Haulers Are Redefining COVID-19," 19 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of hauler

1674, in the meaning defined above

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14 Oct 2020

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“Hauler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hauler. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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