Meaning of TRAILER in English


/ ˈtreɪlə(r); NAmE / noun


a truck, or a container with wheels, that is pulled by another vehicle :

a car towing a trailer with a boat on it

—see also tractor-trailer


( NAmE ) ( BrE mobile home ) a vehicle without an engine, that can be pulled by a car or truck or used as a home or an office when it is parked :

a trailer park (= an area where trailers are parked and used as homes)


( NAmE ) = mobile home (1)


( especially BrE ) ( NAmE usually preview ) a series of short scenes from a film / movie or television programme, shown in advance to advertise it

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Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.