mo·​tor·​truck ˈmō-tər-ˌtrək How to pronounce motortruck (audio)
: an automotive truck used especially for transporting freight

Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of motortruck was in 1916

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Cite this Entry

“Motortruck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition


mo·​tor·​truck ˈmōt-ər-ˌtrək How to pronounce motortruck (audio)
: a self-propelled truck for transporting freight
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