An automobile specially built or modified for drag racing.(noun)
A person who races such an automobile.(noun)
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Use "dragster" in a sentence
"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."