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drag race

noun
1.
a race between two or more automobiles starting from a standstill, the winner being the car that can accelerate the fastest.
Also called drag.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
Related forms
drag racer, noun
drag racing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for drag racer

drag race

noun
1.
a type of motor race in which specially built or modified cars or motorcycles are timed over a measured course
Derived Forms
drag racer, noun
drag racing, noun
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Slang definitions & phrases for drag racer

drag race

noun phrase

A speed competition between or among cars, esp vehicles with very powerful engines and very elongated, skeletal bodies (1950s+ Hot rodders)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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