Gas-guzzling



[gas-guhz-ler] /ˈgæsˌgʌz lər/

noun, Informal.
1.
an automobile that has low fuel efficiency, getting relatively few miles per gallon.
n.

car with low fuel-efficiency, 1973, American English, from gas (short for gasoline) + guzzler.

noun

A car, esp a large American model, that uses a great deal of gasoline

[1970s+; gas eater and gas hound are found by the 1940s]

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