rear-ender

[ reer-en-der ]
/ ˈrɪərˈɛn dər /

noun

an accident in which a vehicle or other conveyance has run into the rear of another.

Nearby words

  1. rear its ugly head,
  2. rear light,
  3. rear projection,
  4. rear sight,
  5. rear-end,
  6. rear-view mirror,
  7. reardon,
  8. rearguard,
  9. rearm,
  10. rearmament

Origin of rear-ender

First recorded in 1930–35; rear end + -er1

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