variants or tractor-trailer
US
: a large truck with a long trailer attached to the back of it : semitrailer

Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tractor trailer was in 1898

Dictionary Entries Near tractor trailer

Cite this Entry

“Tractor trailer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tractor%20trailer. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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