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Meaning of WRECKER

Pronunciation:  'rekur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a truck equipped to hoist and pull wrecked cars (or to remove cars from no-parking zones)
  2. [n]  someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks
  3. [n]  someone who demolishes or dismantles buildings as a job
 

WRECKER is a 7 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: diversionist, saboteur, tow car, tow truck
 
 See Also: destroyer, housebreaker, housewrecker, jack, knacker, laborer, labourer, manual laborer, motortruck, ruiner, sleeper, truck, undoer, uprooter, waster

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wreck"er\, n.
1. One who causes a wreck, as by false lights, and the like.

2. One who searches fro, or works upon, the wrecks of
   vessels, etc. Specifically:
   (a) One who visits a wreck for the purpose of plunder.
   (b) One who is employed in saving property or lives from a
       wrecked vessel, or in saving the vessel; as, the
       wreckers of Key West.

3. A vessel employed by wreckers.

 

 

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