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 (wē′lər, hwē′-)
1. One that wheels.
2. A thing that moves on or is equipped with wheels or a wheel. Often used in combination: a three-wheeler; a paddle-wheeler.
3. A wheel horse.


1. (Automotive Engineering) Also called: wheelhorse a horse or other draught animal nearest the wheel
2. (Mechanical Engineering) (in combination) something equipped with a specified sort or number of wheels: a three-wheeler.
3. a person or thing that wheels


1. (Biography) John Archibald. 1911–2008, US physicist, noted for his work on nuclear fission and the development (1949–51) of the hydrogen bomb, also for his work on unified field theory
2. (Biography) Sir (Robert Eric) Mortimer. 1890–1976, Scottish archaeologist, who did much to increase public interest in archaeology. He is noted esp for his excavations at Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa in the Indus Valley and at Maiden Castle in Dorset


(ˈʰwi lər, ˈwi-)

1. a person or thing that wheels.
2. a person who makes wheels; wheelwright.
3. something provided with a wheel or wheels (usu. used in combination): a four-wheeler.


(ˈʰwi lər, ˈwi-)

William Almon, 1819–87, vice president of the U.S. 1877–81.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Wheeler - Scottish archaeologist (1890-1976)
2.wheeler - someone who makes and repairs wooden wheels
wright - someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
3.wheeler - the man at the outermost end of the rank in wheeling
parader, marcher - walks with regular or stately step
4.wheeler - a person who rides a bicyclewheeler - a person who rides a bicycle  
pedaler, pedaller - a person who rides a pedal-driven vehicle (as a bicycle)
5.wheeler - a draft horse harnessed behind others and nearest the wheels of a vehicle
draft horse, draught horse, dray horse - horse adapted for drawing heavy loads