drophead

noun, often attributive
drop·​head | \ ˈdräp-ˌhed How to pronounce drophead (audio) \

Definition of drophead

British
: a convertible automobile

Examples of drophead in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The vehicle is one of approximately 20 left-hand-drive Silver Cloud II drophead coupes. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, 8 Aug. 2019 Who wouldn't want to take in the vast scenery in a spacious, stylish, comfortable and color-coordinated drophead coupé? Mara Balagtas, Condé Nast Traveler, 26 July 2018 And for 2017, for the first time ever, a Rolls-Royce—or to be accurate, two Rolls-Royces—will be featured in the Fantasy Gift section, sold individually or proffered as pair of Yours & Mine 2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn drophead coupes. Steve Siler, Car and Driver, 18 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of drophead

1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Drophead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drophead. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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