sportster

[spawrt-ster, spohrt-]
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noun Informal.

a sports car.

Nearby words

  1. sportsdom,
  2. sportsman,
  3. sportsmanly,
  4. sportsmanship,
  5. sportsperson,
  6. sportswear,
  7. sportswoman,
  8. sportswriter,
  9. sporty,
  10. sporular

Origin of sportster

1960–65; sport(s car) + -ster, on the model of dragster, roadster, etc.

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Examples from the Web for sportster

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

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

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