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trail·er

 (trā′lər)
n.
1. A nonmotorized vehicle designed to be pulled behind a motor vehicle, especially:
a. A large transport vehicle designed to be hauled by a truck or tractor.
b. A furnished vehicle drawn by a truck or automobile and used when parked as a dwelling or office.
2.
a. A short filmed advertisement for a movie; a preview.
b. A short, blank strip of film at the end of a reel.
v. trail·ered, trail·er·ing, trail·ers
v.tr.
To transport by a trailer: trailered the boat to the beach.
v.intr.
To travel or live in a trailer.

trail′er·a·ble adj.
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trailer

(ˈtreɪlə)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a road vehicle, usually two-wheeled, towed by a motor vehicle: used for transporting boats, etc
2. (Automotive Engineering) the part of an articulated lorry that is drawn by the cab
3. (Film) a series of short extracts from a film, used to advertise it in a cinema or on television
4. a person or thing that trails
5. US and Canadian a large enclosed vehicle capable of being pulled by a car or lorry and equipped to be lived in. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): caravan
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trail•er

(ˈtreɪ lər)

n.
1. a large van or wagon drawn by an automobile, truck, or tractor, used esp. in hauling freight by road.
2. a vehicle attached to an automobile and used as a mobile home or place of business, usu. equipped with furniture, kitchen facilities, bathroom, etc.
3. a person or thing that trails.
4. a trailing plant.
5. a short promotional film showing highlights of a forthcoming movie.
6. blank film at the end of a reel or strip of film, for winding off the film in a motion-picture camera or projector. Compare leader (def. 6).
[1580–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trailer - someone who takes more time than necessarytrailer - someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer, bum - person who does no work; "a lazy bum"
lingerer, loiterer - someone who lingers aimlessly in or about a place
slowcoach, slowpoke, stick-in-the-mud, plodder - someone who moves slowly; "in England they call a slowpoke a slowcoach"
potterer, putterer - a person who putters about
straggler, strayer - someone who strays or falls behind
2.trailer - an advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near futuretrailer - an advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near future
ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing - a public promotion of some product or service
3.trailer - a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractortrailer - a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor
car carrier - a trailer that can be loaded with new cars for delivery to sales agencies
transport, conveyance - something that serves as a means of transportation
semitrailer, semi - a trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle
articulated lorry, tractor trailer, trailer truck, trucking rig, rig, semi - a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
4.trailer - a wheeled vehicle that can be pulled by a car or truck and is equipped for occupancytrailer - 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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Translations
شَريط دِعايَة لِفْلمٍ قادِمعَرَبَةٌ مَقْطُورَةعَرَبَةُ مَقْطورَهقافِلَهمَقْطُورَة
karavanpřívěsukázka z filmu
anhængercampingvognforfilmkaravanetrailer
asuntovaunuperäkärryperävaunutrailerimatkailuvaunu
kamp kućicaprikolica
utánfutó
hjólhÿsisÿnishorntengivagn
トレーラートレーラーハウス
트레일러트레일러 하우스
prívesukážka z filmu
karavanprikolica
husvagnsläpvagn
รถคาราวานรถพ่วง
xe moócxe moóc caravan

trailer

[ˈtreɪləʳ]
A. N
1. (Aut) → remolque m; (of truck) → tráiler m, remolque m (US) (= caravan) → caravana f, rulot f
2. (Cine) → tráiler m, avance m
B. CPD trailer park N (US) (for caravans) → camping m para caravanas or rulots; (for trailers) → camping m para remolques
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

trailer

[ˈtreɪlər] n
(container pulled by car)remorque f
(US) (= mobile home) → mobile home m
(= film advert) → bande-annonce ftrailer park n (US)lotissement m de mobile homestrailer tent ncaravane f pliantetrailer trash n (pejorative) (US) aux Etats-Unis, personnes pauvres qui ne vivent pas dans une maison en dur mais dans une caravanetrailer truck n (US)semi-remorque m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

trailer

n
(Aut) → Anhänger m; (esp US, of lorry) → Sattelauflieger m
(US) → Wohnwagen m, → Caravan m
(Bot) → Hängepflanze f
(Film, TV) → Trailer m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

trailer

[ˈtreɪləʳ] n
a. (Aut) → rimorchio; (for horses) → van m inv (Am) (caravan) → roulotte f inv
b. (Cine) → trailer m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

trail

(treil) verb
1. to drag, or be dragged, along loosely. Garments were trailing from the suitcase.
2. to walk slowly and usually wearily. He trailed down the road.
3. to follow the track of. The herd of reindeer was being trailed by a pack of wolves.
noun
1. a track (of an animal). The trail was easy for the hunters to follow.
2. a path through a forest or other wild area. a mountain trail.
3. a line, or series of marks, left by something as it passes. There was a trail of blood across the floor.
ˈtrailer noun
1. a vehicle pulled behind a motor car. We carry our luggage in a trailer.
2. (American) a caravan.
3. a short film advertising a complete film.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

trailer

عَرَبَةٌ مَقْطُورَة, مَقْطُورَة karavan, přívěs anhænger, karavane Anhänger, Wohnwagen τροχόσπιτο caravana, remolque asuntovaunu, peräkärry caravane, remorque kamp kućica, prikolica rimorchio, roulotte トレーラー, トレーラーハウス 트레일러, 트레일러 하우스 caravan, trailer campingvogn, tilhenger przyczepa, przyczepa kempingowa reboque, roulotte, trailer автоприцеп, фургон husvagn, släpvagn รถคาราวาน, รถพ่วง karavan, römork xe moóc, xe moóc caravan 拖车, 旅游房车
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References in classic literature ?
I was positive now that the trailers were Apaches and that they wished to capture Powell alive for the fiendish pleasure of the torture, so I urged my horse onward at a most dangerous pace, hoping against hope that I would catch up with the red rascals before they attacked him.
It so happened that after travelling for several miles they inadvertently took another path than that followed by the party under Barunda's uncle, so that they passed the latter without being aware of it, going nearly half a mile to the right of where the trailers camped a short distance from the bivouac of Ninaka.
The last slow trailers in the rear of the exodus were just passing, and Nalasu, his bow and his eighty arrows clutched to him, Jerry at his heels, made his first step to follow, when the air above him was rent by a prodigiousness of sound.
Men always play with their mouths," said Mowgli; and the silent trailers saw the old man fill and light and puff at a water-pipe, and they took good note of the smell of the tobacco, so as to be sure of Buldeo in the darkest night, if necessary.
"The Desert Dervishes," they would call themselves, and their chief songs would be those popular ditties, "In my Trailer," and "What Price Hair-pins Now?"
"I'm not going to be held responsible for that trailer, anyhow.
"Save the trailer!" cried some one, and that was the last round in the battle.
Miss Bunthorne, whom Bert particularly affected, could not ride, and so with some difficulty he hired a basket- work trailer from the big business of Wray's in the Clapham Road.
He seized a rug from the trailer (it was an Austrian blanket, and Bert's winter coverlet) and began to beat at the burning petrol.
I crawled out upon a branch that would not bear my weight and when it broke, instead of alighting on my feet, I caught my foot in a trailer and came down on my head.
No other bull of the tribe of Kerchak was so good a trailer as Tarzan, for his trained senses were aided by a high order of intelligence.
In his case a trailer of ivy had given way under his weight, and we saw by the light of a lantern the mark on the lawn where his heels had come down.