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sportster

[ spawrt-ster, spohrt- ]
/ ˈspɔrt stər, ˈspoʊrt- /
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noun Informal.
a sports car.
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Origin of sportster

1960–65; sport(s car) + -ster, on the model of dragster, roadster, etc.
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How to use sportster in a sentence

  • The powerful downblast had completely upset the sportster pilot's calculations.

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  • The sportster dipped over an island, crossed a narrow lagoon, and settled to the ground beside the guard flier.

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  • It would be a long time before the shiny, new sportster would be in condition to sweep into another parking area.

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  • The two went down in the elevator and walked over to the wrecked sportster.

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