Definition of tow truck in English:

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tow truck

Pronunciation: /ˈtō ˌtrək/


A truck used to tow or pick up damaged or disabled vehicles.
Example sentences
  • Following the incident, Main Street was closed off to traffic, while the Gardaí awaited the arrival of a tow truck to remove the vehicle from the street.
  • As soon as I got somewhere, I would call for a tow truck to pick up my car, drive it home, and let my parents pay for it.
  • The tow truck moved the second vehicle leaving enough room for a single lane of traffic and the cops started to wave them on.

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