: a convertible automobile

Examples of drop-top in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Photo : Simon Clay, courtesy of RM Sotheby's This coveted drop-top carries a high-end estimate of approximately $1.3 million. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 20 May 2024 Our readers’ infatuation with the Continental had only just begun, and because the world loves a convertible, the Continental GTC took Car of the Year honors in 2007, the model’s first year on the market as a drop-top. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 25 Sep. 2023 Like all other Corvettes, the convertible body style is a $7000 option, which gives the drop-top Z06 3LZ the highest base price of $130,245. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, 19 July 2023 The drop-top has reportedly been featured in several films and TV shows with the actor, including HBO’s Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 22 June 2023 Thanks to all that might, the sporty drop-top can sprint from zero to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds and has a top speed of 191 mph. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 10 May 2023 Hoffman aimed to sell this drop-top to amateur racers. Caleb Miller, Car and Driver, 1 Apr. 2023 The new football mansion at Auburn is nice, but how the Tigers don’t have a classic drop-top Cadillac permanently parked outside its gleaming practice facility is beyond me. Joseph Goodman | Jgoodman@al.com, al, 28 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of drop-top was in 1950

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“Drop-top.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drop-top. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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