drag strip


a straight, paved area or course where drag races are held, as a section of road or airplane runway.

Nearby words

  1. drag parachute,
  2. drag queen,
  3. drag race,
  4. drag rake,
  5. drag sail,
  6. drag up,
  7. dragger,
  8. dragging,
  9. dragging piece,
  10. draggingly

Also drag·strip, drag·way [drag-wey] /ˈdrægˌweɪ/.

Origin of drag strip

An Americanism dating back to 1950–55

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