trekker

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

trek +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

trekker (plural trekkers)

  1. One who treks; thus, a hiker.
  2. (Britain, historical, World War II) A person who spent the night in a rural area, rather than his home, during bombing raids.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch trecker. Equivalent to trekken +‎ -er. Compare German Trecker (tractor).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trekker m (plural trekkers, diminutive trekkertje n)

  1. puller
  2. trigger (on a weapon)
  3. tractor (agricultural vehicle)
    Synonym: tractor
  4. wayfarer, a hiker
  5. migratory bird (sometimes specified as an actually migrating bird)
    Synonym: trekvogel

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

trekker

  1. present tense of trekke