rag·​top | \ ˈrag-ˌtäp How to pronounce ragtop (audio) \

Definition of ragtop

: a convertible automobile

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Recent Examples on the Web Dynamically speaking, the Porsche Boxster is still our preferred ragtop sports car but the Z4 offers plenty of driving enjoyment with a slightly smoother ride for day-to-day use. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, 20 Feb. 2021 Much to the relief of the ascot-wearing folks who can write checks for six-figure convertibles, Lexus worked them all into the 2021 LC500 ragtop. Tony Quiroga, Car and Driver, 8 Feb. 2021 The ragtop model will be offered in either Deep Laguna Metallic or Enigmatic Black Metallic exterior colors and sports a gray-patterned softtop. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, 30 Mar. 2020 There is only room for two, and occupants lack the weather protection of the ragtop Conti. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 3 Mar. 2020 In addition, video of the crash indicates that the then-30-year-old ragtop was without roll bars, shoulder belts or head restraints. Jonathan Handel, Billboard, 10 Feb. 2018 Releasing the brake sends the 3475-pound ragtop hurtling toward the horizon with explosive force and, remarkably, no wheelspin. Steve Siler, Car and Driver, 5 Oct. 2017 The four-seat A5 Cab is the right-size ragtop for daily use and the weekend getaway. Mark Maynard, sandiegouniontribune.com, 20 July 2017

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First Known Use of ragtop

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Ragtop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ragtop. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of ragtop

chiefly US, informal + somewhat old-fashioned : a car with a roof that can be folded down

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