roadster

noun road·ster \ ˈrōd-stər \
Updated on: 17 Feb 2018

Definition of roadster

1 a : a horse suitable for riding or driving on roads
b : a utility saddle horse of the hackney type
2 a : a light carriage : buggy
b : 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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