drag race Word Origin noun
- a race between two or more automobiles starting from a standstill, the winner being the car that can accelerate the fastest.
Origin of drag race First recorded in 1940–45 Also called. Related formsdrag racer, noundrag racing, noun British Dictionary definitions for drag race drag race noun
- a type of motor race in which specially built or modified cars or motorcycles are timed over a measured course
Derived Formsdrag racer, noundrag racing, noun