recreational vehicle


Definition of recreational vehicle

: a vehicle designed for recreational use (as in camping) especially : motor home

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Examples of recreational vehicle in a Sentence

sales of recreational vehicles typically go down when gas prices go up
Recent Examples on the Web The federal criminal complaint alleged all of the money raised in the campaign was spent by March 2018, with large chunks spent by McClure and D’Amico on a recreational vehicle, a BMW and trips to casinos in Las Vegas and New Jersey. Washington Post, 21 July 2022 According to fire officials, the fire ignited on Saturday afternoon east of Stockton when a generator in a recreational vehicle exploded. Scott D. Pierce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 11 July 2022 Only around 10 people showed up to see Gibbons outside a recreational vehicle emblazoned with his name in a Target parking lot before heading out to nearby neighborhoods to knock on doors. cleveland, 30 Apr. 2022 Mount Carmel Tunnel bottlenecks with one-way traffic when a huge recreational vehicle is climbing its 25-mile Zion Scenic Byway, also known as Route 9. The Salt Lake Tribune, 2 Nov. 2021 Today, the recreational vehicle (RV) industry is set to produce nearly 550,000 vehicles in 2022, according to Fox News, 18 June 2022 Only $112,000 of those were from individuals, with Gibbons giving himself $150,000 in an in-kind contribution to rent a recreational vehicle. cleveland, 17 Apr. 2022 According to Mesa police, a recreational vehicle that may have been involved left the park and stopped at Tempe Marketplace. Angela Cordoba Perez, The Arizona Republic, 26 Apr. 2022 Instead of flying out to trade conferences, VR showrooms can highlight a new truck, car or recreational vehicle. Jack Kelly, Forbes, 18 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of recreational vehicle

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of recreational vehicle was in 1949

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Last Updated

3 Aug 2022

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“Recreational vehicle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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