tailgater

1 [teyl-gey-ter]
noun
1.
a person who drives hazardously close to the rear of another moving vehicle.
2.
a person who participates in a tailgate picnic.

Origin:
tailgate1 + -er1

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tailgater

2 [teyl-gey-ter]
noun
a musician who plays trombone in tailgate style.

Origin:
tailgate2 + -er1

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tailgate (ˈteɪlˌɡeɪt)
 
n
1.  another name for tailboard
2.  a door at the rear of a hatchback vehicle
 
vb
3.  to drive very close behind (a vehicle)
 
'tailgater
 
n

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Example sentences
The tailgater may be looking only at you and fail to see something farther ahead that will make you slow down.
Often a tailgater is focused solely on your motorcycle and may be unaware of a road hazard ahead.
It also makes it easier for the tailgater to get around you.
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