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racer

Definitions of racer
  1. noun
    someone who drives racing cars at high speeds
    synonyms: automobile driver, race driver
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    examples:
    Berna Eli Oldfield
    United States race driver who was the first to drive faster than a mile a minute (1878-1946)
    types:
    finisher
    a racing driver who finishes a race
    type of:
    driver
    the operator of a motor vehicle
  2. noun
    a fast car that competes in races
    synonyms: race car, racing car
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    types:
    finisher
    a race car that finishes a race
    stock car
    a racing car with the basic chassis of a commercially available car
    type of:
    auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar
    a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
  3. noun
    an animal that races
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    greyhound
    a tall slender dog of an ancient breed noted for swiftness and keen sight; used as a racing dog
    steeplechaser
    a horse trained to run in steeplechases
    finisher
    an animal that wins in a contest of speed
    Italian greyhound
    a toy dog developed from the greyhound
    whippet
    small slender dog of greyhound type developed in England
    type of:
    animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna
    a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  4. noun
    slender fast-moving North American snakes
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    types:
    Coluber constrictor, black racer, blacksnake
    blackish racer of the eastern United States that grows to six feet
    Coluber hippocrepis, horseshoe whipsnake
    slender fast-moving Eurasian snake
    Coluber constrictor flaviventris, blue racer
    bluish-green blacksnake found from Ohio to Texas
    type of:
    colubrid, colubrid snake
    mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
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