Definition of Roadster

1. Noun. An open automobile having a front seat and a rumble seat.

Exact synonyms: Runabout, Two-seater
Generic synonyms: Auto, Automobile, Car, Machine, Motorcar
Terms within: Rumble Seat



2. Noun. A small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse.
Exact synonyms: Buggy
Generic synonyms: Carriage, Equipage, Rig

Definition of Roadster

1. n. A clumsy vessel that works its way from one anchorage to another by means of the tides.

Definition of Roadster

1. Noun. a sea-going vessel riding at anchor in a road or bay. ¹

2. Noun. (nautical) A clumsy vessel that works its way from one anchorage to another by means of the tides. ¹

3. Noun. A horse for riding on the road. ¹

4. Noun. A bicycle or tricycle adapted for common roads rather than for the racing track. ¹

5. Noun. (UK dated) One who drives much; a coach driver. ¹

6. Noun. (UK dated slang) A hunter who keeps to the roads instead of following the hounds across country. ¹

7. Noun. A classic style of bicycle, usually steel-framed. ¹

8. Noun. An open automobile having a front seat and a rumble seat. ¹

9. Noun. A person who lives along the road. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Roadster

1. a light, open automobile [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roadster

roadshowed
roadshowing
roadshown
roadshows
roadside
roadside bomb
roadside hawk
roadside hawks
roadside thistle
roadside thistles
roadsides
roadsman
roadsmen
roadstead
roadsteads
roadster (current term)
roadsters
roadstone
roadstones
roadwarrior
roadwarriors
roadway
roadways
roadwork
roadworker
roadworkers
roadworks
roadworn
roadworthiness
roadworthy

Literary usage of Roadster

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Types and Breeds of Farm Animals by Charles Sumner Plumb (1906)
"CHAPTER V THE roadster TYPE The roadster, or light harness horse, occupies a class by itself, representing a lighter type of driver than the coach horse. ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Under PONY a discussion will be found of the Shetland, Galloway, and other breeds; Palfrey, Percheron, and roadster are discussed under Suffolk Punch, ..."

3. The Principles of Automobile Body Design: Covering the Fundamentals of Open by Kingston Forbes (1922)
"The roadster has a wide range of utility, its functions running from the business ... Consequently the roadster is now almost in the special car class and ..."

4. Types and Breeds of Farm Animals by Charles Sumner Plumb (1906)
"Quality is an essential in the roadster. This is seen in the fine hair and ... The action of the roadster, however, should approach that of the coacher, ..."

5. The Modern Gasoline Automobile: Its Design, Construction, Maintenance and by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1915)
"A practical form of stream line body fitted to a roadster chassis is shown at Fig. ... Typical Modern roadster Chassis Fitted with Fore-Door Body, ..."

6. The Modern Gasoline Automobile: Its Design, Construction, Maintenance and by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1915)
"Typical Modern roadster Chassis Fitted with Fore-Door Body, Showing Application of Steam Line Body Form in Practice. Factors which Determine Power Required. ..."

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