Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “dump truck”

See all translations

dump truck

noun [C] uk   US ( UK dumper truck) us  
a large truck for transporting heavy loads, with a back part that can be raised at one end so that its contents fall out
Translations of “dump truck”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自卸車,翻斗車…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自卸车,翻斗车…
(Definition of dump truck from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of dump truck?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “dump truck”

Definitions of “dump truck” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

hyphen

the symbol -, used to join two words together, or to show that a word has been divided into two parts at the end of one line and the beginning of the next

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More