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

Definition of ragtop

: a convertible automobile

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Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Mini Sidewalk Convertible Is One Way to Look Forward to Fun Days to Come," 30 Mar. 2020 There is only room for two, and occupants lack the weather protection of the ragtop Conti. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, "Bentley Bacalar Is an Ultra-Exclusive Speedster," 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, "'Kill Bill' Stunt Coordinator Breaks Silence on Uma Thurman Crash," 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, "2017 Porsche 911 GTS Cabriolet PDK Automatic," 5 Oct. 2017 The four-seat A5 Cab is the right-size ragtop for daily use and the weekend getaway. Mark Maynard, sandiegouniontribune.com, "2018 Audi A5 Cabriolet quattro: Solid, safe and sexy four-seater," 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 4 Aug. 2020.

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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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