What does trailer mean?

Definitions for trailer
ˈtreɪ lərtrail·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word trailer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer, poke(noun)

    someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind

  2. preview, prevue, trailer(noun)

    an advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near future

  3. trailer(noun)

    a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor

  4. trailer, house trailer(noun)

    a wheeled vehicle that can be pulled by a car or truck and is equipped for occupancy

Wiktionary

  1. trailer(Noun)

    A small vehicle, usually open-topped, towed behind another, and used for carrying equipment, etc, that cannot be carried in the leading vehicle.

    At the end of the day, we put the snowmobiles back on the trailer.

  2. trailer(Noun)

    Any vehicle designed to be towed, with the exception of a caravan.

  3. trailer(Noun)

    A furnished vehicle towed behind another, and used as a dwelling when stationary.

    We drove our trailer to Yellowstone Park.

  4. trailer(Noun)

    A prefabricated home that could be towed to a new destination, but typically is permanently left in an area designated for such homes.

    The young couple's first home was in a trailer.

  5. trailer(Noun)

    A preview of a film, video game or TV show.

    The trailer for that movie makes it seem like it would be fun.

  6. trailer(Noun)

    A usually invalid value used to signal the end of a list of data, often sorting last alphabetically ("ZZZZZ") or numerically ("99999") among all possible valid values; especially common in punched cards, where the final card is called a trailer card.

    The linked list terminates with a trailer record.

  7. trailer(Noun)

    someone or something that trails

  8. trailer(Noun)

    the last part of a packet, often containing a check sequence

    The encapsulation layer adds an eight-byte header and a two-byte trailer to each packet.

  9. trailer(Verb)

    To load on a trailer or to transport by trailer.

    The engine wouldn't run any more so we had to trailer my old car to the wrecking yard.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trailer(noun)

    one who, or that which, trails

  2. Trailer(noun)

    a part of an object which extends some distance beyond the main body of the object; as, the trailer of a plant

Freebase

  1. Trailer

    A trailer or preview is an advertisement or a commercial for a feature film that will be exhibited in the future at a cinema. The term "trailer" comes from their having originally been shown at the end of a feature film screening. That practice did not last long, because patrons tended to leave the theater after the films ended, but the name has stuck. Trailers are now shown before the film begins. Movie trailers have now become popular on DVDs and Blu-ray Discs, as well as on the Internet and mobile devices. Of some ten billion videos watched online annually, film trailers rank third, after news and user-created video.

Editors Contribution

  1. trailer

    A type of vehicle.

    The trailer was used for transporting goods and products.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 3, 2020  

Anagrams for trailer »

  1. retiral, retrial

How to pronounce trailer?

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How to say trailer in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trailer in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trailer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of trailer in a Sentence

  1. David Stern:

    Giving people a unique opportunity to identify with a character or a storyline and actually experience it personally, it's like the mega-trailer, there's nothing more emotional and visceral than standing on a wire strung between the World Trade Center towers.

  2. Kory Melby:

    If a trucker decides to run a road block to deliver his load, guys run alongside his trailer and pull the drop gates so soybeans run out.

  3. Swordfish:

    Stan Well you can take the girl outta the trailer park but you can't take the trailer park outta the girl.

  4. Steve Hamilton:

    If you just have a liter (of water) down in the bottom of a boat and put it on a trailer and travel over land to a new river system, you could be injecting potentially hundreds or even thousands of microscopic larvae into a new water body.

  5. Kerry Washington:

    I was talking to an actress who’s pregnant and really worried about telling her bosses, and I said, ‘Yeah, when I told my boss I was pregnant, she literally jumped up and down in my trailer,’ i don’t know if there’s a male showrunner who would do that.

Images & Illustrations of trailer

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