- an early automobile having an open body, a single seat for two or three persons, and a large trunk or a rumble seat.
- a horse for riding or driving on the road.
Origin of roadster
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Examples from the Web for roadster
Andy could see now that it was a roadster, low-hung, ponderous, to keep the road.Way of the Lawless
For her share she wanted her father's roadster, and she meant to have it.Her Father's Daughter
Let you in, and then I'll run the roadster around to the garage.
Some one other than Worth had been in there when Worth put up the roadster.
I locked the study door, went back to my roadster, and headed her uptown.
- an open car, esp one seating only two
- a kind of bicycle
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Word Origin and History for roadster
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