AskDefine | Define racer

Dictionary Definition



1 someone who drives racing cars at high speeds [syn: race driver, automobile driver]
2 a fast car that competes in races [syn: race car, racing car]
3 an animal that races
4 slender fast-moving North American snakes

User Contributed Dictionary



From race + -er.


  • (UK) /ˈɹeɪsə/
  • (US) /ˈɻeɪsəɻ/


  1. Someone who takes part in a race.
  2. A racehorse.
  3. An animal known for its fast speed, or suitable for racing; applied especially to a number of North American snakes, certain kinds of lake trout, etc.
  4. A vehicle or other device used for racing.


someone who takes part in a race
something used for racing



From racer.




fr-noun m
  1. racecar
  2. (any kind of) vehicle used for racing, racer

Extensive Definition

Racer may refer to:
racer in German: Racer (Begriffsklärung)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Jehu, amateur athlete, archer, athlete, ballplayer, baseballer, baseman, batter, battery, blocking back, bowman, catcher, center, coach, competitor, cricketer, defensive lineman, end, entry, favorite, flier, footballer, games-player, gamester, goer, guard, hell-driver, horse racer, hummer, hustler, infielder, jock, jockey, jumper, lineman, mudder, offensive lineman, outfield, outfielder, plate horse, plater, player, pole horse, poloist, pony, professional athlete, pugilist, quarterback, race horse, runner, scorcher, sizzler, skater, speed demon, speeder, sport, sportsman, stable, stake horse, staker, starter, steeplechaser, stepper, string, tackle, tailback, toxophilite, turfman, wingback, wrestler
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