Wheeler - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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A tractor-trailer that has 18 wheels. Be careful changing lanes, there's an 18-wheeler coming up behind you.
n. a large trailer truck. (There are a total of eighteen wheels on the cab and trailer.) An eighteen-wheeler almost ran me off the road.
someone who bargains aggressively. (see also wheel and deal
.) Who’s the wheeler-dealer who set up this deal?
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Social historians will be impressed by the Browns' reconstructions of the lives of the Wheelers
, who were a family on the racial and economic margins of New England society.
saw no positive lives being lived by young queer people.
In some sense, Wheeler
attempts to do the impossible -- tell authentic women's stories in a mainstream narrative context, while working within the tradition of realism.
received limited information as to what had happened.
identifies the 1770s as the pivotal decade in this century's process of British racialization.