house trailer


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house trailer

n.
A mobile home.

house′ trail`er


n.
a trailer fitted with accommodations for sleeping, eating, washing, etc.
Compare mobile home.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.house trailer - a wheeled vehicle that can be pulled by a car or truck and is equipped for occupancyhouse trailer - a wheeled vehicle that can be pulled by a car or truck and is equipped for occupancy
camper trailer - a trailer equipped for occupancy (especially for holiday trips)
manufactured home, mobile home - a large house trailer that can be connected to utilities and can be parked in one place and used as permanent housing
wheeled vehicle - a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people; "the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC"
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