[ rag-top ]
/ ˈrægˌtɒp /

noun Slang.

an automobile having a folding canvas top; convertible.
the top itself: a ragtop that folds flush with the body.

Origin of ragtop

First recorded in 1950–55; rag1 + top1
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Word Origin and History for ragtop



"convertible car," 1954, from rag (n.) + top (n.1).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper