hubcap

play
noun hub·cap \ˈhəb-ˌkap\

Definition of hubcap

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

1903

First Known Use of hubcap

1903


HUBCAP Defined for English Language Learners

hubcap

play
noun hub·cap \ˈhəb-ˌkap\

Definition of hubcap for English Language Learners

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


Learn More about hubcap


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hubcap? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of, relating to, or resembling a fox

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • alphabet-magnets
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ