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Definition of "stock car" []

  • An automobile of a standard make modified for racing. (noun)
  • A railroad car for carrying livestock. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stock car" in a sentence
  • "Their cars were tuned by a mechanic named Red Vogt, who not only was the first superstar mechanic of stock car racing, but was also the man who came up with the name NASCAR."
  • "The core of the original popularity of stock car racing is a connection to these wild-riding southern ridge runners."
  • "The stock car Gonzie hopes to [unclear] for a box car here& I suppose this last is the one to be fixed up with such things as we have here."