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

Origin of racehorse

First recorded in 1620–30; race1 + horse
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Related Words for racehorse

nag, crib, glass, trot, cayuse, mustang, pinto

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British Dictionary definitions for racehorse



a horse specially bred for racing
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