hubcap

noun hub·cap \ ˈhəb-ˌkap \
|Updated on: 18 Jul 2018

Definition of hubcap

: a removable usually metal cap over the end of an axle; especially : one used on the wheel of a motor vehicle

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First Known Use of hubcap

1903

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Definition of hubcap for English Language Learners

  • : a removable plastic or metal cover on the center of a car or truck wheel



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