Definition of tailgater in US English:

tailgater

noun

  • See tailgate

    • ‘Even with temperatures hovering around 10 degrees, tailgaters began gathering at Heinz Field in the early afternoon.’
    • ‘Don't ruin your vacation with an expensive ticket and having your driver's license suspended - obey the speed and look out for tailgaters.’
    • ‘Whether it's tailgaters or cell phone talkers, life is filled with little annoyances which can add up to big headaches.’
    • ‘Well, I know how to deal with tailgaters; I slowed right down.’
    • ‘We literally cater to the backyarders and tailgaters, dishing out a pleasing blend of meat and sauce that is none too hot, mild or excessive.’