four-wheeler


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four-wheel·er

(fôr′wē′lər, -hwē′-)
n.
A vehicle, especially an all-terrain vehicle, having four wheels.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.four-wheeler - a hackney carriage with four wheelsfour-wheeler - a hackney carriage with four wheels
hackney, hackney carriage, hackney coach - a carriage for hire
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We got to the church first, and when the four-wheeler drove up we waited for him to step out, but he never did, and when the cabman got down from the box and looked there was no one there
As far as the church door he brought her, and then, as he could go no farther, he conveniently vanished away by the old trick of stepping in at one door of a four-wheeler and out at the other.
It was nothing, however, to the disappointment awaiting me at the Albany, when I arrived in my four-wheeler at the appointed hour next morning.
Sit as far back as I might in the four-wheeler, I could conceal neither myself nor my connection with the huge iron-clamped case upon the roof: in my heated imagination its wood was glass through which all the world could see the guilty contents.
She had a trunk for her clothes and another for the various odds and ends, cushions, lampshades, photograph frames, with which she had tried to give the apartments a home-like air; she had two or three large cardboard boxes besides, but in all there was no more than could be put on the roof of a four-wheeler.
McFarlane, two of my constables are at the door, and there is a four-wheeler waiting.
A four-wheeler had driven up to the gate, and it was at this that the old ladies, peeping out bird-like from behind their curtains, directed an eager and questioning gaze.
Ah, here is a four-wheeler, and Miss Morstan is inside.
He gave a shrill whistle, on which a street Arab led across a four-wheeler and opened the door.
A four-wheeler stood before the gate under the weeping sky.
In the privacy of a four-wheeler, on her way to a charity cottage (one of a row) which by the exiguity of its dimensions and the simplicity of its accommodation, might well have been devised in kindness as a place of training for the still more straitened circumstances of the grave, she was forced to hid from her own child a blush of remorse and shame.
Presently she came to a halt, and hailed a four-wheeler which was passing.