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Noun: trailer  trey-lu(r)
  1. Someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    - dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, poke
     
  2. An advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near future
    - preview, prevue
     
  3. A large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor
     
  4. A wheeled vehicle that can be pulled by a car or truck and is equipped for occupancy
    - house trailer
     
  5. A trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle
    - semitrailer [N. Amer], semi [N. Amer, informal]
Verb: trailer  trey-lu(r)
  1. Transport on a trailer
    "we had to trailer my old car to the dump"

Derived forms: trailering, trailered, trailers

Type of: ad [informal], advert [Brit], advertisement, advertising, advertizement [US, non-standard], advertizing [US, non-standard], bum [N. Amer, informal], conveyance, deadbeat [informal], do-nothing [informal], idler, layabout [informal], loafer, shirker [informal], slacker [informal], transport, wheeled vehicle

Part of: articulated lorry [Brit], rig [N. Amer], semi [N. Amer, informal], tractor trailer, trailer truck, trucking rig

Encyclopedia: Trailer