Gasoline. Used in the UK and most of it's former colonies, sans the USA and Canada.
Oddly petrol is NOT short for petroleum.

Brit: Looks like we need petrol. We'd better stop at a station and fill up.
American: Looks like we need gas. We'd better stop at a station and fill up.
by GAW II May 20, 2008
10 Words related to petrol
Fuel used in conventional internal combustion engines. In North America, this is known as gas. Cf. Diesel, kerosene.
Where's the nearest petrol station?
by Paul March 25, 2004
gasoline like what you get at the gas station
"I need to get some petrol first though, bro."
by SpencerMark April 28, 2006
gasoline
mainly used outside the us though
Oi, we're low on petrol mate. Gotta find a station, quick!
by zomgwtflolbbq March 01, 2008
Men's Breasts (really flab)
He's got petrols, he should go to the gym.
by Techno Joker May 31, 2003
A guy who is overly obsessed with skate boards and lives at home with his mom, is bald, has a pony tail,is 36 years old, never took a bath in his entire life, and plays EverQuest on a skateboard shaped computer that he bought at a dime store for a quarter.
You're acting like a veeb named petrol. (see "Veeb").
by Another guy named John October 18, 2003

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