stock car

noun
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of stock car

1 : a latticed railroad boxcar for carrying livestock
2 : a racing car having the basic chassis of a commercially produced assembly-line model

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First Known Use of stock car

1858

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of stock car for English Language Learners

  • : a car used for racing that has the same basic structure as a car normally sold to the public but has a more powerful engine, a stronger frame, etc.


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