racer

noun rac·er \ ˈrā-sər \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of racer

1 : one that races or is used for racing
2 : any of various active American colubrid snakes (genus Coluber and Mastigophis): such as

Examples of racer in a Sentence

  1. He is a stock car racer.

  2. His horse will be a great racer.

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First Known Use of racer

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RACER Defined for English Language Learners

racer

noun

Definition of racer for English Language Learners

  • : a person or animal that races

  • : a car, boat, etc., that is used in racing


RACER Defined for Kids

racer

noun rac·er \ ˈrā-sər \

Definition of racer for Students

1 : a person, animal, or vehicle that participates in or is used for participation in races
2 : a long slender active snake (as the blacksnake)


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