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English definition of “wheel clamp”

wheel clamp

noun [C]   UK (US boot, Denver boot)
a metal device fixed to the wheel of an illegally parked car that will only be removed when the owner pays an amount of money: I hope we're not going to find a wheel clamp on my car when we get back.Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beatingParking wheel-clamp     /ˈwiːl.klæmp/ verb [T]
(Definition of wheel clamp noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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