Definition of go-kart in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈɡəʊkɑːt/
(also go-cart)


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.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: go-kart

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.