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four-by-four Line breaks: four-by-four
Pronunciation: /ˌfɔːbʌɪˈfɔː/
(also 4 × 4)

Definition of four-by-four in English:


A vehicle with four-wheel drive.
Example sentences
  • Meanwhile, in Kendal, a short convoy of boats, cars and four-by-fours took the report to the Lake District National Park Authority offices at Murley Moss.
  • Not long afterwards he pulled up on the drive in his four-by-four, having come straight from filming.
  • ‘Driving a car without an adult,’ he smiled again and jerked his head to a four-by-four parked in front of Bri's house.
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