wagon meaning

[ 'wægən ] Pronunciation:   "wagon" in a sentence
Noun: wagon  wagun
  1. Any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
    - waggon 
  2. Van used by police to transport prisoners
    - police van, police wagon, paddy wagon [N. Amer, Austral, NZ], patrol wagon [US, Austral, NZ], black Maria 
  3. A child's four-wheeled toy cart sometimes used for coasting
    - coaster wagon 
  4. [N. Amer, Austral, NZ] A car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
    - beach wagon [N. Amer, Austral, NZ], station wagon [N. Amer, Austral, NZ], estate car [Brit, Cdn], beach waggon [Cdn, Austral, NZ], station waggon [N. Amer, Austral, NZ], waggon [Cdn, Austral, NZ]
Noun: Wagon
  1. A group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
    - Big Dipper [N. Amer], Dipper, Plough [Brit], Charles's Wain, Wain

Derived forms: wagons

Type of: asterism, auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar, van, wheeled vehicle

Part of: Great Bear, Ursa Major

Encyclopedia: Wagon

[American slang]
n. the police wagon.
• I called the wagon. It'll come and get these two thugs in about fifteen minutes.
• Look out, you guys, the wagon's coming. Don't let 'em see you!


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  1. the wagon and mules were covered with dust.
  2. the accused man had been carried away by police wagon.
  3. his wagon was smashed into kindling wood.
  4. i want to buy a horse and wagon.
  5. if he steps out of line, she'll fix his wagon.

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