Definition of billycart in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɪlɪˌkɑːt/


A go-kart.
Example sentences
  • As well as the thrills and spills of the billycart racing there will be plenty of entertainment for everyone to enjoy including the Grand Parade at 1 pm and helicopter rides over Bangalow that will leave from the town's showground.
  • Weighing around 70 kg, the billycart has a welded stainless steel frame with racing bike wheels and comes complete with the F / A - 18 grey paint scheme and No.3 Squadron tail markings and mini dummy bombs.
  • If being beaten by a barbecue on wheels wasn't bad enough, the Air Force team and their Hornet billycart unfortunately lost against Navy at the Billycart Grand Prix in Melbourne on November 28.


1920s (in the sense 'a small handcart'): perhaps from billy2: formerly such carts were sometimes pulled by a goat.

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