travel trailer


: a trailer drawn especially by an automobile and equipped for use (as while traveling) as a dwelling

Examples of travel trailer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pebble is taking pre-orders for the Flow smart travel trailer now through its website. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 20 Oct. 2023 With the rise in electric vehicles, and particularly the arrival of electric trucks like the Ford F150 Lightning and Rivian R1T, Lightship’s founders (who are both Tesla alums) saw the need for a new kind of travel trailer designed from the ground up to be towed by EVs. Bryan Rogala, Outside Online, 17 Apr. 2023 Two iconic brands, Airstream and Studio F. A. Porsche (the design house connected to the famous car maker), have teamed up to create a concept travel trailer that’s now being showcased at this year’s South by Southwest conference and festivals. Sarah Yang, Sunset Magazine, 11 Mar. 2023 The travel trailer is 27 feet long and eight feet, six inches wide and has a gross vehicle weight of 7,500lbs fully loaded. Thomas Ricker, The Verge, 8 Mar. 2023 The department added that the couple’s travel trailer — which was stored at a local self-storage facility — was set on fire a few months after Smith-Floyd’s death. Michael Lee Simpson, Peoplemag, 31 July 2023 One electric travel trailer just wasn’t enough for Bowlus. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 21 Mar. 2023 Bowlus, a leader in performance luxury recreation vehicles, has unveiled the world’s first production all-electric RV, the Volterra luxury travel trailer. Everett Potter, Forbes, 25 Aug. 2022 The duo has now introduced a 20-foot version of the special edition Basecamp travel trailer for those who thought the original 16-foot model wasn’t large enough. Sebastian Blanco, Car and Driver, 13 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of travel trailer was in 1936

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Cite this Entry

“Travel trailer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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