Definitions of wrecker
  1. noun
    someone who demolishes or dismantles buildings as a job
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    housebreaker, housewrecker
    a wrecker of houses
    someone who buys old buildings or ships and breaks them up to recover the materials in them
    type of:
    jack, laborer, labourer, manual laborer
    someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
  2. noun
    a truck equipped to hoist and pull wrecked cars (or to remove cars from no-parking zones)
    synonyms: tow car, tow truck
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    type of:
    motortruck, truck
    an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
  3. noun
    someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks
    synonyms: diversionist, saboteur
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    a spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal
    type of:
    destroyer, ruiner, undoer, uprooter, waster
    a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to
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