Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person or thing that hauls another person or thing.
  • n. A person or company engaged in the haulage of goods.
  • n. A miner who hauls coal from the coalface to the bottom of the shaft.
  • n. A truck, lorry (vehicle used to transport heavy goods)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who hauls.
  • n. A trucking company; a freight transporter using trucks.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who pulls or hauls.
  • n. A device for catching fish, consisting of several hooks connected together and hauled through the water by a line; a jigger; a scrodgill; a pull-devil: as, a hauler for bluefish.

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

  • n. a haulage contractor

Etymologies

haul +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Turns out, the hauler is carrying two race cars and a dead guy.

    Motor Mouth by Janet Evanovich: Book summary

  • In a functional market, you don’t get to dump your garbage on your neighbor’s lawn and claim your trash hauler is therefore more efficient. joe from Lowell says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Endgame

  • If it's useless to bring a knife to a gun fight, what's it like to look over at the Hendrick Motorsports haulers and realize every car that comes out of the hauler is the equal of the one before?

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • Those served by a private hauler should call their hauler to see if the holiday affects the pickup schedule.

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  • Those served by a private hauler should call the hauler for its schedule.

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  • Two of my daughters called me when this incident was ongoing, and said that they thought they knew who the man was in the schoolhouse, that he was some kind of hauler, and that he had a grudge for a long time.

    CNN Transcript Oct 3, 2006

  • The Hauler Parade has the big ole trucks that haul (hence the "hauler" part of the parade, just so's ya know) the cars of my favorite drivers - and those drivers I refuse to acknowledge - driving down (or is it up?

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  • Mr. Tyson's father was an Arkansas chicken hauler turned chicken raiser who expanded into feed mills and processing plants.

    Chicken Tycoon Remade Dinnertime

  • A former stock broker, 7-11 clerk and waste hauler, Ms. Down will provide high-level strategic counsel to corporate and government clients on a broad range of matters including risk identification and prevention, preparedness, response and recovery.

    Jonathan Bernstein: Mom Always Said I Should Be a Lawyer

  • "The weather just killed us in the month of February," reported Covenant Transportation Group Inc., a freight hauler, in April.

    Inside UPS's Weather Machine

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