noun see tailgate II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tailgater — /ˈteɪlgeɪtə/ (say taylgaytuh) noun 1. a tailgate trombone player. 2. a driver who persistently drives too close to the vehicle in front …   Australian English dictionary

  • tailgater — noun a driver who follows too closely behind another motor vehicle • Derivationally related forms: ↑tailgate • Hypernyms: ↑driver * * * tailgater1 /tayl gay teuhr/, n. 1. a person who drives hazardously close to the rear of another moving vehicle …   Useful english dictionary

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