gas guzzler

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gas guzzler

n. Informal
An automotive vehicle that gets relatively low gas mileage.

gas′-guz′zler adj.
gas′-guz′zling adj.
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gas guzzler

n
(Automotive Engineering) informal a large car with very high petrol consumption
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Noun1.gas guzzler - a car with relatively low fuel efficiencygas guzzler - a car with relatively low fuel efficiency
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
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