HyperDic: wheeler

English > 5 senses of the word Wheeler / wheeler:
NOUNperson Wheeler, Sir Mortimer Wheeler, Sir Robert Eric Mortimer WheelerScottish archaeologist (1890-1976)
person wheeler, wheelwrightsomeone who makes and repairs wooden wheels
person wheelerthe man at the outermost end of the rank in wheeling
person wheeler, cyclist, bicyclist, bicycler, bikera person who rides a bicycle
animalwheeler, wheel horsea draft horse harnessed behind others and nearest the wheels of a vehicle
Wheeler / wheeler > pronunciation
Soundshhwiy'ler; wiy'ler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > Wheeler: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningScottish archaeologist (1890-1976).
SynonymsSir Mortimer Wheeler, Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler
Instance ofarcheologist, archaeologistAn anthropologist who studies prehistoric people and their culture
SpanishSir Mortimer Wheeler, Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler, Wheeler
English > wheeler: 5 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who makes and repairs wooden wheels.
Synonymwheelwright
Broaderwrightsomeone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
Spanishcarretero, ruedero
Catalanruedero
English > wheeler: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningThe man at the outermost end of the rank in wheeling.
Broadermarcher, paraderwalks with regular or stately step
Verbswheelchange directions as if revolving on a pivot
English > wheeler: 5 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA person who rides a bicycle.
Synonymscyclist, bicyclist, bicycler, biker
InstancesHinault, Bernard HinaultFrench racing cyclist who won the Tour de France five times (born in 1954)
Merckx, Eddy MerckxBelgian racing cyclist who won the Tour de France five times (born in 1945)
Broaderpedaler, pedallerA person who rides a pedal-driven vehicle (as a bicycle)
Spanishciclista
Catalanciclista
Verbswheelride a bicycle
English > wheeler: 5 senses > noun 5, animal
MeaningA draft horse harnessed behind others and nearest the wheels of a vehicle.
Synonymwheel horse
Broaderdraft horse, draught horse, dray horsehorse adapted for drawing heavy loads

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