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General and informal words for vehicles

amphibian

noun

a vehicle or aircraft that can operate both on water and on land

boneshaker

noun

an old uncomfortable vehicle

carrier

noun

a vehicle or ship used for moving goods or people, especially soldiers

conveyance

noun

a vehicle

diesel

noun

a vehicle that uses diesel as fuel instead of petrol

escort

noun

a person or a group of people, vehicles, ships etc that go somewhere with another person, vehicle, ship etc in order to protect them or to prevent them from escaping

EV

noun

electric vehicle: a vehicle that has an electric motor powered by a rechargeable battery

flyer

noun

a person, animal, or vehicle that can go very fast

hybrid vehicle

noun

a vehicle that uses two or more kinds of power, for example a car that can run using either petrol or electricity

machine

noun

a vehicle, especially a motorcycle

motor vehicle

noun

a road vehicle that has an engine, for example a car or a truck

racer

noun

a boat, car, or other vehicle that is designed for racing and moves very quickly

ship

noun

a large vehicle, especially a spacecraft

three-wheeler

noun

a vehicle that has three wheels

transport

noun

a plane, ship, or vehicle used for moving people or equipment, especially in the armed forces

two-seater

noun

a vehicle or piece of furniture with seats for only two people

vehicle

noun

a machine that you travel in or on, especially one with an engine that travels on roads, for example a car, bus, van, truck, or motorcycle

Mark 1/2/3 etc

a type of vehicle, machine etc with slightly different features from those of an earlier or later type that has the same name and is made by the same company

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