dune buggy


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dune buggy

n.
A recreational vehicle having oversize tires designed for use on sand dunes or beaches, especially a light vehicle with a modified engine mounted on an open chassis. Also called beach buggy.
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dune buggy

n
(Automotive Engineering) a recreational vehicle for going on beaches and over sand dunes
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dune′ bug`gy


n.
a small, lightweight, open automotive vehicle equipped with oversize, low-pressure tires for traveling along sand beaches, over dunes, etc.
[1955–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dune buggy - a recreational vehicle with large tires used on beaches or sand dunesdune buggy - a recreational vehicle with large tires used on beaches or sand dunes
R.V., recreational vehicle, RV - a motorized wheeled vehicle used for camping or other recreational activities
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