Definition of gas guzzler in English:

gas guzzler

Line breaks: gas guz|zler

noun

informal
  • A large car with a high fuel consumption: they should now be driving small cars rather than clunky Detroit gas guzzlers
    More example sentences
    • This is still the land of the gas guzzler and we were at cross purposes.
    • SUVs are big-time gas guzzlers, adding substantially to the problem of global warming, and it's killing our coral.
    • Drivers of gas guzzlers such as SUVs should stash away even more funds.

Derivatives

gas-guzzling

adjective
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  • Later in the summer, both Ford and General Motors promised to increase the fuel economy of their gas-guzzling sport-utility vehicles.
  • Though they're reviled as gas-guzzling menaces, sport-utility vehicles are everywhere.
  • Wedded to gas-guzzling trucks and SUVs, the U.S. is way behind Japan in selling cars with hybrid engines.

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