Recent Examples of wrecker from the Web
Nanette stayed with us until the wrecker arrived, which took hours.
Donald Trump may imagine himself surrounded by incompetents and wreckers, but the sabotage of his White House is an inside job that reaches to the very top.
ALEA Spokesman Kevin Cook said no injuries were reported and the road was reopened at 3:15 p.m. after wreckers were able to clear the scene.
The Wreckers' last runs in the seventh scored on an RBI double by Casparius (3-4), the Gatorade Connecticut Player of the Year, and an RBI single by Max Popken.
When the bid went out in 1925 to demolish the bath houses at the Tidal Basin, only one commercial wrecker responded.
Wrecker crews removing charred and mangled wreckage from I-95 accident.
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First Known Use of wrecker
WRECKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wrecker for English Language Learners
: a truck that takes away cars that are damaged or not working
: someone or something that destroys something
WRECKER Defined for Kids
Definition of wrecker for Students
1 : a truck for removing wrecked or broken-down vehicles
2 : a person who wrecks something
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