racing car

  1. a car used for racing, as a specially designed and modified car or stock car.

Origin of racing car

First recorded in 1905–10
  • Also race·car, race car .

Words Nearby racing car Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use racing car in a sentence

  • We had done the Paris-Berlin run in my racing-car the summer before.

    Hearts and Masks | Harold MacGrath
  • Suddenly a big black racing car swept from the line of traffic and approached the curb.

    The Blue Lights | Arnold Fredericks
  • The street-car conductor drove the little machine as if it had been a racing car.

    Black Star's Campaign | Johnston McCulley
  • With a leonine roar and a succeeding clatter of empty cylinders, an immense racing-car stopped at the gate below.

    Overland Red | Henry Herbert Knibbs