[spawrt-ster, spohrt-]

Origin of sportster

1960–65; sport(s car) + -ster, on the model of dragster, roadster, etc. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sportster

Historical Examples of sportster

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

    The Players

    Everett B. Cole

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

    Final Weapon

    Everett B. Cole