horse race

noun

Definition of horse race

:a close contest (as in politics)

Examples of horse race in a Sentence

  1. The election is sure to become a horse race by early summer.

First Known Use of horse race

1954


HORSE RACE Defined for English Language Learners

horse race

noun

Definition of horse race for English Language Learners

  • : an event in which horses race and people bet on which horse will win

  • : a close contest


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