Definition of stock car in English:

stock car

Syllabification: stock car

noun

  • 1An ordinary car that has been modified for racing.
    More example sentences
    • He soon began drag racing at local tracks and competing in oval-track stock-car events.
    • For Montreal motorists and taxi commuters, it's like a miniature stock-car race on a city street.
    • The stock-car races slide across the compass, lurch with a crunch and glass breaking up against the end of the street, burglars are picked out in light on the doorsteps, even primroses glow, and the wing cases of dazed beetles.
  • 2North American A railroad car for transporting livestock.
    More example sentences
    • Surrounding the depot on the former Silverton house tracks is a large assortment of D&RGW rolling stock, including stock cars, box cars and a veritable fleet of drop-bottom gons.
    • Annual report statistics failed to identify fully all forms of livestock being shipped in stock cars.
    • More hay was part of this hospitality, and a horse and cart distributed supplies up and down the galleries alongside these stock cars.

More definitions of stock car

Definition of stock car in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmālˌsträm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea