Definition of hubcap
: a removable usually metal cap over the end of an axle; especially : one used on the wheel of a motor vehicle
Recent Examples of hubcap from the Web
Police determined the sunroof and cracked hubcap on the car in the surveillance video matched Christensen's 2008 Saturn.
Investigators later determined the car in the video had a sunroof and cracked hubcap, like Christensen’s car, the affidavit states.
Investigators later determined the car in the video had a sunroof and cracked hubcap, like the vehicle belonging to Christensen, according to the affidavit.
After re-examining the video, FBI agents noted that Christensen's car had a sunroof and cracked front passenger hubcap that matched the car in the video.
Cops told TMZ that the robbers also slashed everyone’s tires and stole a single hubcap.
Nearby are a real hubcap and other metal items for a scrap drive.
Electronics and vintage decals come next, then the wheels and the final touch—a diminutive chrome hubcap.
Two hubcaps were reported stolen at 12:25 p.m. May 4 off a black Lincoln parked at Oakbrook Center.
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First Known Use of hubcap
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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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