petrolnoun [ U ]uk /ˈpet.rəl/ us /ˈpet.rəl/ UK US gas
- High petrol taxes are defensible on ecological grounds.
- I had to use a bit of petrol to get the fire alight.
- A big old car like that eats up petrol.
- Does your car use unleaded petrol?
- We stopped at the services to get petrol.