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Definition 1: a wheeled vehicle that can be pulled by a car or truck and is equipped for occupancy - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for trailer in the sense of this definition

(trailer is a kind of ...) a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people

"the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC"

(... is a kind of trailer ) a trailer equipped for occupancy (especially for holiday trips)

(... is a kind of trailer ) a large house trailer that can be connected to utilities and can be parked in one place and used as permanent housing

Definition 2: a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor - [noun denoting artifact]

(trailer is a kind of ...) something that serves as a means of transportation

(... is a kind of trailer ) a trailer that can be loaded with new cars for delivery to sales agencies

(... is a kind of trailer ) a trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle

(... is part of trailer) a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together

Definition 3: an advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near future - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for trailer in the sense of this definition

(trailer is a kind of ...) a public promotion of some product or service

Definition 4: someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for trailer in the sense of this definition

(trailer is a kind of ...) person who does no work

"a lazy bum"

(... is a kind of trailer ) someone who lingers aimlessly in or about a place

(... is a kind of trailer ) someone who moves slowly

"in England they call a slowpoke a slowcoach"

(... is a kind of trailer ) a person who putters about

(... is a kind of trailer ) someone who strays or falls behind

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