Definition of tractor-trailer in English:

Share this entry



North American
A transport vehicle consisting of a semi-tractor and attached trailer.
Example sentences
  • It's like we're in a tractor trailer, or van of some sort.
  • The dump truck struck the tractor trailer while traveling at a speed in excess of 74 k/hr.
  • After hitting the second tractor trailer, the bus overturned, colliding with two cars and two motorcycles.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: trac·tor-trail·er

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.