Share this entry
go-kart Line breaks: go-kart
Pronunciation: /ˈɡəʊkɑːt/
(also go-cart)

Definition of go-kart in English:


A small racing car with a lightweight or skeleton body.
Example sentences
  • There will be classic and vintage cars, racing cars, go-carts, bikes, trucks, service vehicles and just about anything else with wheels.
  • The Sonoma track offers a diverse calendar of racing events, from go-karts to motorcycles, drag racing, stock cars and sports cars.
  • They are referred to as go karts, go carts, go-karts, shifter karts, gokarts and many other differently spelled variations.


Pronunciation: /ˈɡəʊkɑːtɪŋ/
Example sentences
  • Here in Thailand, in his rare leisure time, he enjoys jet skiing, go-karting and watching international motor racing.
  • He taught my brother and me the special things in go-karting.
  • But it's a very physical track, much like go-karting.


1950s: kart, alteration of cart.

Definition of go-kart in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources