wheel out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theywheel out
he/she/itwheels out
present participlewheeling out
past tensewheeled out
past participlewheeled out
  1. 1
    to mention or to use someone or something that has been mentioned or used many times before, often so many times that people are now bored with them

    They still wheel her out at every party conference.

  2. 2
    to show people something new, or to make something new available, for the first time

    Unix is wheeling out its new system next week.

See also main entry: wheel