racehorse

[ reys-hawrs ]
/ ˈreɪsˌhɔrs /

noun

a horse bred or kept for racing, especially in flat races or steeplechases.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. raceabout,
  2. racecar,
  3. racecard,
  4. racecourse,
  5. racegoer,
  6. racemase,
  7. racemate,
  8. raceme,
  9. racemic,
  10. racemic acid

Origin of racehorse

First recorded in 1620–30; race1 + horse

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British Dictionary definitions for racehorse

racehorse

/ (ˈreɪsˌhɔːs) /

noun

a horse specially bred for racing
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