- a car used for racing, as a specially designed and modified car or stock car.
Origin of racing car
First recorded in 1905–10
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Examples from the Web for racing car
She had previously been married to a racing-car driver who had been killed, leaving her with one child.Gay Talese on Charlie Manson’s Home on the Range
October 31, 2014
The racing-car stopped and the man who was driving it got out.
We had done the Paris-Berlin run in my racing-car the summer before.Hearts and Masks</p>
The chirography was the same as that upon the note of the racing-car episode.The Voice on the Wire
Eustace Hale Ball
Every man who drives a racing-car has a coloratura soprano beaten to death for temperament.Tish, The Chronicle of Her Escapades and Excursions
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Preparations for the picnic were scarcely under way when the racing-car that Roger had seen in the distance came near them.