RV Glossary

RV, recreational vehicle, motorhome, reviewA list of common RV terms to make you sound more like an experienced RVer. We will add to this list very often. Stay tuned.

  • Dinghy – a car, boat, jet skis, or trailer for motorcycles that is trailered behind an RV. Like a yacht’s dinghy, to use for local transportation.
  • Fulltimers – people who live in their RVs all the time. No fixed home.
  • Part Timers – people who use an RV for just vacations but don’t live in year round.
  • Rig – what real RVers call their motorhomes, or RVs. This term has been around for a LONG time.