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[ey-teen-hwee-ler, -wee-] /ˈeɪ tinˈʰwi lər, -ˈwi-/

a large tractor-trailer, usually having ten wheels on the cab and eight on the trailer.

noun phrase

A semitrailer truck; cab and trailer: The driver of the eighteen-wheeler to my left was wearing the uniform of the West Virginia Highway Patrol (1970s+ Citizens band)


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