hypermiler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hyper- +‎ miler

Noun[edit]

hypermiler (plural hypermilers)

  1. One who uses special driving techniques to achieve unusually good fuel economy.
    • 2009 February 15, Jerry Garrett, “Pulsing and Gliding to 65 M.P.G.”, New York Times:
      This herky-jerky driving style is, according to Wayne Gerdes, a Chicago-based fuel economy expert, a variation of what hypermilers call the “high-speed pulse and glide.”