Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of cart.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the work of taking something away in a cart or truck and disposing of it

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • This mainly consisted of barrowing as I call carting things off in a wheelbarrow stuff over to the compost pile and raking up some more dead grass in the field.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Tomorrow Frederick¬ís wagons would arrive and begin carting it away.

    Animal Farm

  • He sounded as if he relished the idea of carting her about like a sack.

    Naughty or Nice

  • The practice known as 'carting' is illegal and the hunting community has long maintained that it doesn't exist.

    BBC News - Home

  • Graydon, Alexander, his account of the "carting" of Isaac Hunt, 105;

    The Philadelphia Magazines and their Contributors 1741-1850

  • There are some operations, such as carting and spreading dung, and all work with the fork, spade, or shovel, at which his Irishmen will do, he thinks, over

    A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States; With Remarks on Their Economy

  • And the feeling inside the Governors Ball that night was that the show's new pieces of flair -- "innovations" such as carting out former acting winners to hand out awkward praise to nominees they likely didn't care much about -- merely added a lighter shade of rouge to the aging starlet.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • And the feeling inside the Governors Ball that night was that the show's new pieces of flair -- "innovations" such as carting out former acting winners to hand out awkward praise to nominees they likely didn't care much about -- merely added a lighter shade of rouge to the ageing starlet.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • In the 1810s, soon after giant paddlewheel boats began carting passengers along the rivers that ran from Pittsburgh and Cincinnati to St. Louis, Memphis, through the Mississippi Delta, and all the way down to New Orleans, white entertainers imitating black songs and dances became a common sight on the streets of major cities.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Never did the urgency arise of carting my maltreated and perishing carcass to the hospital.

    Chapter 20

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.