tow truck

noun

Definition of tow truck

:a truck with winches and hoist mechanisms for freeing stuck vehicles and towing wrecked or disabled vehicles

First Known Use of tow truck

1944


TOW TRUCK Defined for English Language Learners

tow truck

noun

Definition of tow truck for English Language Learners

  • : a truck with special equipment on the back of it to tow away vehicles


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