np A convertible car. There were a lot of ragtops at the auto show. 1950s

Historical dictionary of American slang . 2014.

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  • ragtop — (n.) convertible car, 1954, from RAG (Cf. rag) (n.) + TOP (Cf. top) (n.1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ragtop — ☆ ragtop [rag′täp΄ ] n. Slang CONVERTIBLE (n. 2) …   English World dictionary

  • ragtop — convertible car, ragtop    In the summer, Pam drives a ragtop a Fiat Spyder …   English idioms

  • ragtop — n. a convertible car. □ The ragtop is making a comeback. □ I wanted a ragtop, but they cost nearly $3,000 more …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • ragtop — /rag top /, n. Slang. 1. an automobile having a folding canvas top; convertible. 2. the top itself: a ragtop that folds flush with the body. [1950 55; RAG1 + TOP1] * * * …   Universalium

  • ragtop — noun Date: 1953 a convertible automobile …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ragtop — noun A convertible automobile …   Wiktionary

  • ragtop — n. (British) convertible car; convertible top itself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ragtop — noun informal a car with a convertible roof …   English new terms dictionary

  • ragtop — n. convertible (car) …   English slang

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