crash helmet


noun

a helmet for protecting the head in the event of an accident, worn by motorcyclists, automobile racers, etc.

Nearby words

  1. crash blossom,
  2. crash boat,
  3. crash cart,
  4. crash course,
  5. crash dive,
  6. crash of 1929, stock market,
  7. crash out,
  8. crash pad,
  9. crash program,
  10. crash team

Origin of crash helmet

First recorded in 1915–20

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British Dictionary definitions for crash helmet

crash helmet

noun

a padded helmet worn for motorcycling, flying, bobsleighing, etc, to protect the head in a crash
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