hypermiler

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

hyper- +‎ miler

NounEdit

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.”
Last modified on 16 November 2011, at 05:18