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.

Origin of drag race

1
First recorded in 1940–45

Other words from drag race

  • drag racer, noun
  • drag racing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for drag race

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 of drag race

  • drag racer, noun
  • drag racing, noun

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