drag race

noun
Updated on: 25 Apr 2018

Definition of drag race

: an acceleration contest between vehicles

drag racer

noun

drag racing

noun

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First Known Use of drag race

1948

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DRAG RACE Defined for English Language Learners

drag race

Definition of drag race for English Language Learners

  • : a contest in which people race cars at very high speeds over a short distance


DRAG RACE Defined for Kids

drag race

noun

Definition of drag race for Students

: a contest in which drivers race vehicles at very high speeds over a short distance

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