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Definition of "coaster" []

  • One that coasts, as: (noun)
  • One who acts in an aimless manner. (noun)
  • A sled or toboggan. (noun)
  • One who rides a sled or toboggan. (noun)
  • Nautical A vessel engaged in coastal trade: "dirty British coaster with a salt-caked smokestack” ( John Masefield). (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 "coaster" in a sentence
  • "On the other coaster is a 3/4 empty can of Diet Mt. Dew."
  • "Many freighters have what they call a coaster hitched to the last wagon."
  • "5 Raincoaster - rain coaster is based in Vancouver and in this bog has little to say about politics."