raceabout

[ reys-uh-bout ]
/ ˈreɪs əˌbaʊt /

noun

a small, sloop-rigged racing yacht with a short bowsprit.

Nearby words

  1. race-horse,
  2. race-riot,
  3. race-track,
  4. race-walk,
  5. raceable,
  6. racecar,
  7. racecard,
  8. racecourse,
  9. racegoer,
  10. racehorse

Origin of raceabout

1895–1900, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase race about

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