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ˈrɛk ərwreck·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wreckernoun

    someone who demolishes or dismantles buildings as a job

  2. saboteur, wrecker, diversionistnoun

    someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks

  3. tow truck, tow car, wreckernoun

    a truck equipped to hoist and pull wrecked cars (or to remove cars from no-parking zones)


  1. wreckernoun

    A person or company that dismantles old or wrecked vehicles or other items, to reclaim useful parts. (Australia)

  2. wreckernoun

    One who breaks up situations, events - (home wrecker, marriage wrecker, party wrecker)

  3. wreckernoun

    A tow truck.

  4. wreckernoun

    A mooncusser.

  5. wreckernoun

    In the Soviet Union, someone accused of the formal charge of wrecking, that is, undermining the state in intangible ways.

  6. Etymology: derived from the verb to wreck - one who wrecks.


  1. wrecker

    A wrecker is a person or thing that destroys, dismantles or demolishes, often referring to vehicles or constructions. In a specific context, it could also refer to a tow truck that removes damaged or abandoned vehicles from roads.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wreckernoun

    one who causes a wreck, as by false lights, and the like

  2. Wreckernoun

    one who searches fro, or works upon, the wrecks of vessels, etc. Specifically: (a) One who visits a wreck for the purpose of plunder. (b) One who is employed in saving property or lives from a wrecked vessel, or in saving the vessel; as, the wreckers of Key West

  3. Wreckernoun

    a vessel employed by wreckers


  1. Wrecker

    The Wrecker is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The Wrecker was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and first appears in The Mighty Thor #148.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrecker in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrecker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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