from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An automobile specially built or modified for drag racing.
  • n. A person who races such an automobile.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A heavily modified or custom-built vehicle used in drag racing.
  • n. One who engages in drag racing.


Derived from drag +‎ -ster. (Wiktionary)


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