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wheels n : forces that provide energy and direction; "the wheels of government began to turn"

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action, auto, autocar, automobile, boat, buggy, bus, car, clockworks, crate, drive train, gear, heap, innards, jalopy, machine, machinery, mechanism, motion, motor, motor vehicle, motorcar, motorized vehicle, movement, movements, power train, servomechanism, tub, voiture, watchworks, wheels within wheels, workings, works, wreck



wheels (plural)
  1. Plural of wheel
  2. In the context of "by synecdoche": An automobile or other vehicle
    • Like my new wheels?
    • rolling 18 wheels
  3. In the context of "bodybuilding|slang": Well-developed thigh muscles.
    • 1999 March 22, “OB205”, "Re: Freakiest Bodybuilder?",, Usenet
      Martin: Just for legs, Tom Platz in his heyday has never been approached.
      OB205: I totally agree with this, even to this day no one can beat those WHEELS!
    • 2004 December 28, Mark Jenkins and Jeff O’Connell, The Jump Off: 60 Days to a Hip-Hop Hard Body, page 76, HarperCollins
      But Mary J. goes all-out during big leg day, and look at her wheels—toned but very feminine.
    • 2006 April 30, Jim Stoppani, Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength, page 131, Human Kinetics Publishers
      ...try this big wheels program to pack on muscle to your quads and hams.

See also


  1. third-person singular of wheel
Wheels can mean:
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