slot car


noun

a miniature, electrically-operated toy racing car that runs on a slotted track and is controlled by an operator with a handheld rheostat.

Nearby words

  1. slosh,
  2. sloshed,
  3. sloshy,
  4. slot,
  5. slot aerial,
  6. slot machine,
  7. slot man,
  8. slot racer,
  9. slot racing,
  10. slotback

Origin of slot car

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70

Also called slot racer.

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