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gas guzzler

A vehicle that consumes more than the average amount of gasoline during normal usage. Every time the price of oil rises, people trade in their gas guzzlers for more fuel-efficient cars.
See also: gas, guzzler


n. a large automobile that uses much gasoline. The old gas-guzzlers were certainly comfortable.


n. a heavy drinker. A couple of guzzlers at the bar were carrying on a low conversation when Marlowe came in.
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