turfman

turfman

(ˈtɜːfmən)
n, pl -men
(Horse Racing) chiefly US a person devoted to horse racing. Also called: turfite
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turf•man

(ˈtɜrf mən)

n., pl. -men.
a person who is extremely devoted to horse racing.
[1810–20]
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Translations

turfman

n (esp US) → Pferderennsportliebhaber m
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