mud flap


Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Deluxe features include a chrome ashtray, original Sapphire push-button AM radio knobs, mud flaps, coat hooks, grab rails, polished deco trim and a chrome front VW emblem. Josh Max, Forbes, 22 Mar. 2023 Recycled into: Decks, paneling, mud flaps, roadway gutters, flooring, cables, speed bumps and mats. Brian Clark Howard, Good Housekeeping, 22 Mar. 2023 Nor do truckers find a lot of sympathy from state troopers, some of whom will ticket them for the slightest of violations, like missing reflective tape on a mud flap. Don Lee Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 7 Dec. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mud flap was in 1944

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Cite this Entry

“Mud flap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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