vehicular

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adjective ve·hic·u·lar \vē-ˈhi-kyə-lər\

Definition of vehicular

  1. 1a :  of, relating to, or designed for vehicles and especially motor vehiclesb :  transported by vehiclec :  caused by or resulting from the operation of a vehicle <vehicular homicide>

  2. 2 :  serving as a vehicle

Examples of vehicular in a sentence

  1. The road was closed to vehicular traffic.

Origin and Etymology of vehicular

borrowed from Latin Latin vehiculāris, from Latin vehiculum vehicle + -āris -ar


First Known Use: 1616


VEHICULAR Defined for English Language Learners

vehicular

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adjective ve·hic·u·lar \vē-ˈhi-kyə-lər\

Definition of vehicular for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or designed for vehicles

  • : caused by or resulting from the operation of a vehicle



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