roadster

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noun road·ster \ˈrōd-stər\

Definition of roadster

  1. 1a :  a horse suitable for riding or driving on roadsb :  a utility saddle horse of the hackney type

  2. 2a :  a light carriage :  buggyb :  an automobile with an open body that seats two and has a folding fabric top and often a luggage compartment or rumble seat in the rear

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First Known Use of roadster

circa 1760


ROADSTER Defined for English Language Learners

roadster

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Definition of roadster for English Language Learners

  • : a car that has two seats and a fabric top that folds back


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