What does racer mean?

Definitions for racer
ˈreɪ sərrac·er

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word racer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. racer, race driver, automobile drivernoun

    someone who drives racing cars at high speeds

  2. racer, race car, racing carnoun

    a fast car that competes in races

  3. racernoun

    an animal that races

  4. racernoun

    slender fast-moving North American snakes


  1. racernoun

    Someone who takes part in a race.

  2. racernoun

    A racehorse.

  3. racernoun

    An animal known for its fast speed, or suitable for racing; applied especially to a number of North American snakes, certain kinds of lake trout, etc.

  4. racernoun

    A vehicle or other device used for racing.

  5. Etymology: From race + -er.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Racernoun

    Runner; one that contends in speed.

    Etymology: from race.

    His stumbling founder’d jade can trot as high
    As any other pegasus can fly;
    So the dull eel moves nimbler in the mud,
    Than all the swift-sinn’d racers of the flood. Dorset.

    A poet’s form she plac’d before their eyes,
    And bade the nimblest racer seize the prize. Alexander Pope.


  1. racer

    A racer is an individual or animal who participates in a race, which is a competition of speed. This could be in various contexts such as athletics, horse racing, car racing, cycling, swimming, and more. The aim for a racer is to complete a certain distance or task in the shortest amount of time compared to their competitors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Racernoun

    one who, or that which, races, or contends in a race; esp., a race horse

  2. Racernoun

    the common American black snake

  3. Racernoun

    one of the circular iron or steel rails on which the chassis of a heavy gun is turned


  1. Racer

    Racer, fully named Racer Free Car Simulation, is a free gaming simulator that runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. Although Racer started out as a driving simulator, it also has features that are usually seen in racing games, such as racing against AI cars, or against human opponents in multiplayer mode. Its weak points, when compared with commercial racing games, is the absence of wear/damage physics or a career mode. An important characteristic of Racer is its openness. The software itself is maintained exclusively by creator Ruud van Gaal, but the formats for cars, tracks and other data are documented. Furthermore, tools to aid in car and track creation are part of the release. As a result, a large number of cars has been created and published, in a large variety: Formula One, GT, vintage, trucks, daily drivers, luxury sedans...even a shopping trolley has been modelled. Likewise, tracks are available in various types, from true racing circuits to drag strips, mountain roads, and even a car park. Racer was first released on 29 August 2000, and has been continuously updated up to the present day. Over the years, a community has grown around Racer. The main forum for Racer is at RaceDepartment Forums.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. RACER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Racer is ranked #37899 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Racer surname appeared 586 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Racer.

    95.2% or 558 total occurrences were White.
    2.5% or 15 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.8% or 5 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. carer

  2. crare

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of racer in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of racer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of racer in a Sentence

  1. Tom Holland:

    For the first eight to 10 miles (13-19 km) you have to run at an intensity that feels almost too easy, but for the average person, that takes a lot of discipline, as a racer I like to get behind women.

  2. Fernando Alonso:

    I am a racer and the Indy 500 is the greatest race in the world. I love the incredible fans who make it so special for all of us drivers and make me want to come back, i have maximum respect for this race and everyone who competes in it and all I want to do is race against them and give my best, as always.

  3. Jack Hawksworth:

    He's just a racer. I guess that's what I liked about him, he's down to earth, loves his sport.

  4. Tom Holland:

    As a racer I like to get behind women.

  5. Davide Formolo:

    (I need to get better in the) TT (time trials) of course because I want to be a racer for the GC (general classification) and now if you want to be good in GC you need to be good in TT, i use my time trial bike every day for one, two or three hours, it's important.

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