Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A trademark for a durable wide-bodied military vehicle with four-wheel drive.

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  • noun A diesel-powered, four-wheel-drive tactical military vehicle that can carry a wide variety of military hardware

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  • noun a high mobility, multipurpose, military vehicle with four-wheel drive
  • noun a high mobility, multipurpose, military vehicle with four-wheel drive

Etymologies

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Derived from the attempt to pronounce the acronym HMMWV: The 'High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle.'

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