What does gas-guzzler mean?

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  1. gas-guzzler(Noun)

    A motor car that has poor fuel economy.


  1. Gas-guzzler

    Gas-guzzler commonly refers to a vehicle that consumes fuel inefficiently. The term originally came into use in the US when congress established Gas Guzzler Tax provisions in the Energy Tax Act of 1978 to discourage the production and purchase of fuel-inefficient vehicles. The gas guzzler tax had applied only to cars and was collected by the IRS. Today the term is often used to refer to SUVs or other semi-large vehicles that qualify as "light trucks". Nevertheless the term extends to all fuel-inefficient vehicles, from antiquated V8 American classics to Italian-bred sports cars. A Lamborghini Murciélago, a Plymouth Roadrunner, and a Hummer H1 might all be classified as gas-guzzlers, though they are very different cars.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gas-guzzler in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gas-guzzler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Barack Obama:

    If you're going out shopping for a new car, don't think it's always going to be this low, because then you'll be surprised and you'll be mad at me later, and I'll be able to say, 'I told you don't get a gas guzzler because gas is going to go back up,'.

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