truck·​load ˈtrək-ˈlōd How to pronounce truckload (audio)
: a load or amount that fills or could fill a truck
: the minimum weight required for shipping at truckload rates
: a large amount
truckloads of money

Example Sentences

the guy who sent that e-mail is in for a truckload of misery
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Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of truckload was in 1862

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“Truckload.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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truck·​load ˈtrək-ˈlōd How to pronounce truckload (audio)
: a load or amount that fills or could fill a truck
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