dune buggy

noun

Definition of dune buggy

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

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Like an evolved dune buggy, it is known as a side-by-side for the way its occupants sit beside each other. David Jeans, New York Times, "The Polaris RZR, an Off-Road Thrill That Can Go Up in Flames," 6 Sep. 2019 And funnily enough, VW’s rush to the future has put me a bit back in time, and into a dune buggy. Eric Adams, WIRED, "VW Revives the Classic Dune Buggy as an All-Electric Blast," 17 Aug. 2019 The Shriners’ clowns and dune buggies will also be at the giveaway event. Jessica Anderson, baltimoresun.com, "5,000 Prince Hall Shriners descend on Baltimore this week, bearing message of diabetes prevention," 17 Aug. 2019 The idea is to that, like the old Beetles enthusiasts turned into dune buggies, today’s electrics can become just about anything. Eric Adams, WIRED, "VW Revives the Classic Dune Buggy as an All-Electric Blast," 17 Aug. 2019 Say it with us, loud enough for Volkswagen to hear: Electric dune buggies need to happen. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, "The 2019 Popular Mechanics Automotive Excellence Awards," 16 Apr. 2019 The cars are a cross between ATVs and dune buggies. Washington Post, "Firefighter killed in gas explosion, fire near Madison," 11 July 2018 As Christian Hill chased a football toward Lakepointe Street on Detroit's east side, a dune buggy, racing a motorbike, slammed into him. Ann Zaniewski, Detroit Free Press, "ATVs prowl Detroit streets illegally, crashes on the rise," 26 Apr. 2018 He and Ryan ferret out parts the way small-town boys build dune buggies, using whatever is lying around—an old bed frame, a bench seat, a small-block engine. Genesee Keevil, Popular Mechanics, "The Rush: What the World's Greatest Gold Prospector Knows," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of dune buggy

1955, in the meaning defined above

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dune buggy

noun

English Language Learners Definition of dune buggy

: a small vehicle with very large tires for driving on sand

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