racing

noun
rac·​ing | \ ˈrā-siŋ How to pronounce racing (audio) \

Definition of racing

: the sport or profession of engaging in or holding races

Examples of racing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The racing is good, and the race track is challenging for the fans and the drivers. Bruce Martin, Forbes, 16 May 2022 The racing was strong, although several of the top competitors didn’t last to the end. Hartford Courant, 8 May 2022 The victory was a testament to the enduring wisdom of 86-year-old trainer D. Wayne Lukas and further proof of how random racing can be. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, 7 May 2022 Geroux said starting in jockey school as a young teenager and the variety of racetracks in France gives his compatriots a leg up coming to America, where the racing is relatively standard on a counter-clockwise oval. Dan Wolken, USA TODAY, 6 May 2022 Horse racing is legal in Ohio, as well as 32 other states. Xl Media, cleveland, 6 May 2022 For other women, like Johnson, racing is an addiction. Alena Naiden, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Apr. 2022 The racing was clean from the restart to the checkered flag and Bowman bested the reigning NASCAR champion for his first win of the season. Jenna Fryer, orlandosentinel.com, 7 Mar. 2022 The racing was clean from the restart to the checkered flag and Bowman bested the reigning NASCAR champion for his first win of the season. oregonlive, 6 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of racing

1630, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

22 May 2022

Cite this Entry

“Racing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/racing. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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