Definition of trailer park in English:

trailer park

(also trailer court)

noun

North American
  • 1An area with special amenities where trailers are parked and used for recreation or as permanent homes.

    • ‘It has golden hills and oak trees and a fine long seacoast, and I will live here as long as I can afford to, even if it means spending my old age in a trailer park.’
    • ‘Okay, maybe not a trailer park, but someone who could live in a trailer park and wouldn't be out of place.’
    • ‘When I buried Henry in the woods near the trailer park, I felt very sad and the thought that no one would ever know him as we did didn't help ease the pain.’
    • ‘I should be all over this thing like a tornado on a trailer park.’
    • ‘It might be better to be a friend who can show her another way of life, than a second mother who's going to solve all of her problems by whisking her out of the trailer park.’
    • ‘She said she was present at the trailer park where her brother-in-law Frankie lived but that was it.’
    • ‘My brother and I grew up in a trailer park with a single, abusive, alcoholic mother who, more times than not, was passed out on the couch.’
    • ‘He lives with his mum and baby sister Lily in a trailer park, and works in a low-paying factory job.’
    • ‘The trailer park was located smack in the middle of an industrial park in Canoga Park.’
    • ‘He told this one neighbor in the trailer park next to his that he thought the girl was very beautiful.’
    • ‘The six training missions take place in a variety of locales including a hospital, a trailer park and a junkyard.’
    • ‘He was reportedly estranged from his wife, and lived with his mother and brother in a trailer park in nearby Holts Summit.’
    • ‘It's sort of a cross between a library, perhaps, and a trailer park.’
    • ‘I grew up in a trailer park and no one played there either.’
    • ‘However, you can rent a shop in the trailer park for much less money.’
    • ‘The residents of the trailer park are generally, almost overwhelmingly, supportive of the show.’
    • ‘It is better suited for use in a trailer park than in an apartment in the East Village.’
    • ‘Don't lend to a passive holder of real estate, except if it's a hotel, motel, trailer park, or residential care facility.’
    • ‘In northern Massachusetts, the swollen Green River destroyed a trailer park, leaving many people homeless.’
    • ‘Were it not for the money, they would be living in a trailer park, we think.’
    1. 1.1US [as modifier] Lacking refinement, taste, or quality; coarse.
      ‘her trailer-park bleached perm’
      • ‘We know you've heard of peroxide 'cos we can see your trailer-park roots.’
      • ‘With Nadia at his side, the low-rent pair epitomize trailer-park chic.’
      • ‘The Queen of the Night and her entourage, for example, are ‘goth’, and Papagena's costumes are contemporary trailer-park chic.’
      • ‘Tears welled and, suddenly, this mostly reasonable woman was going on about trailer-park people, white trash, grifters, whores, and you don't want to know what else.’
      • ‘Now she's just the trailer-park trash they said she was.’
      • ‘Once considered the answer to America's affordable-housing void, the mobile home just can't escape its low-class, trailer-park stigma.’
      • ‘‘The trailer-park trend,’ as its barely less inflammatory incarnation has been dubbed, is manifested in this ready to-wear collection, featuring much fishnet-based flesh-and-flash.’
      • ‘The protagonist of this charming feature debut is a spirited single mother with a string of divorces behind her and a taste for trailer-park chic.’
      oafish, loutish, boorish, churlish, uncouth, rude, discourteous, impolite, ungentlemanly, unladylike, ill-mannered, uncivil, ill-bred, vulgar, common, rough, uncultured, uncivilized, crass, foul-mouthed
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Pronunciation:

trailer park

/ˈtrālər ˌpärk/