dragster

noun drag·ster \ ˈdrag-stər \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of dragster

1 :a vehicle built or modified for use in a drag race
2 :one who participates in a drag race

Recent Examples of dragster from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'dragster.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of dragster

circa 1954


DRAGSTER Defined for English Language Learners

dragster

noun

Definition of dragster for English Language Learners

  • : a car that is made for drag racing


Learn More about dragster


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dragster? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to buzz or drone

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!