dune buggy

noun

Definition of dune buggy

: an off-road motor vehicle with oversize tires for use especially on sand

Examples of dune buggy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Clayton took Gabby to explore the beach in a dune buggy. Dana Rose Falcone, PEOPLE.com, 8 Mar. 2022 The opening scene shows the three hosts flipping over a dune buggy. Rodney Ho, ajc, 20 Jan. 2022 Situations, like a dune buggy crash from which the rapper Young Thug is depicted as rescuing our central trio or a runner about a mythical Yeti in the swampland, can feel contrived. Daniel D'addario, Variety, 17 Dec. 2021 There was the family in St. Joseph, Mo., who within minutes of meeting Mr. Moore gave him a jar of moonshine and a joyride in their dune buggy. New York Times, 17 Dec. 2021 His daughter Deborah died in 1982 after striking her head on the roll cage of a dune buggy while riding by a lake. Nathan Brown And Chris Deharde, The Indianapolis Star, 10 Dec. 2021 His daughter Deborah died in 1982 after striking her head on the roll cage of a dune buggy while riding by a lake. Nathan Brown And Chris Deharde, USA TODAY, 10 Dec. 2021 The weapon was developed in 24 months after the Air Force challenged Raytheon to build a laser small enough to carry on a JLTV, a sort of military dune buggy, rather than previous weapons which required a large eight-wheeled vehicle. David Hambling, Forbes, 27 Sep. 2021 The police presence was minimal inside festival grounds, though Chief of Lewisville Police Ralph Adams cruised the grounds in a blue dune buggy. Dallas News, 26 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of dune buggy

1955, in the meaning defined above

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“Dune buggy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dune%20buggy. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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