American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An automobile specially built or modified for drag racing.
- n. A person who races such an automobile.
- n. A heavily modified or custom-built vehicle used in drag racing.
- n. One who engages in drag racing.
- Derived from drag + -ster. (Wiktionary)
“The most exciting part of the dragster are the front wheels that fold in no time to make this 16-foot long setup a street legal trailer.”
“It's the fourth of four original Batmobiles built by George Barris back in 1966 and is known as the "dragster" version because of its 427ci Holman and Moody V8 underhood and dual parachutes attached to the rear.”
“I have an original Navy recruiting poster from 1973 showing Don Garlits with his dragster posing on the flight deck of the USS Lexington aircraft carrier.”
“Super Comp — Thomas Bayer, dragster, 8.894, 165.64 def.”
“Then Ed, our bass boat friend, gunned the big Evinrude like a dragster taking off.”
“In Chandler, Ariz., in February, a female spectator was killed by a tire that flew off a crashing dragster at Chandler's Firebird International Raceway for the NHRA Arizona Nationals.”
“In Selmer, Tenn., a dragster went out of control and smashed into spectators during a fundraising festival in June 2007, killing six people and injuring 22.”
“In Selmer, Tennessee, a dragster went out of control and smashed into spectators during a fundraising festival in June 2007, killing six people and injuring 22.”
“Army dragster went out of control on the strip and its left rear wheel came off.”
“In February, a spectator died after being hit by a tire from a crashing dragster at the NHRA Arizona Nationals.”
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