tailgate

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tailgate
  • noun
    A hinged flap at the back of a truck that can be lowered or removed when loading or unloading the vehicle.
    Denoting a style of jazz trombone playing characterized by improvisation in the manner of the early New Orleans musicians.
    verb
    Drive too closely behind (another vehicle) (he started tailgating the car in front)
    Host or attend a social gathering at which an informal meal is served from the back of a parked vehicle, typically in the parking lot of a sports stadium. (Lot 16E is reserved for alumni who wish to tailgate before the game)

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