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tailgate

1. tv. & in. to follow (someone) too closely in a car. That guy tailgating me is drunk, I think.
2. in. to have a tailgate party. We planned to tailgate before the game, but it was massively cold.

tailgate party

n. a small party held on the folded-down tailgate of a station wagon in a parking lot. (Something that is done before a ball game, concert, etc.) They had a tailgate party before the Bears game.
See also: party, tailgate
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Four-time Super Bowl champion Joe Montana has also gotten in on the art of the tailgate.
Briggs & Stratton's Power Up Your Tailgate Contest This September tailgaters can enter to win a PowerSmart Series P3000 inverter generator in the Briggs & Stratton Power Up Your Tailgate Contest by sharing a photo of their ultimate tailgating experience.
WARM IT UP When the fall temperatures start to drop, warm up your tailgate with Comfort Cup by CHINET insulated hot cups.
She's a professional football lover who brings natural energy and Florida-style inspiration to any tailgate.
Share your game-winning tailgate specialties - from tried-and-true grilling tips to pictures of your tastiest result - with other fans by joining the Grillerhood on Facebook, the largest social media community dedicated to helping you score big on the grates.
During the cookout, that third row converts to a rear-facing tailgate seat.
Texas topped the list as the loss state with the most tailgate theft claims-451, or 34 percent of the total.
When seeking the ultimate tailgating vehicle why not choose one with the ultimate tailgate.
8 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest Weber Tailgating Study(TM), half of today's US tailgate grillers are no longer satisfied with standard fare before the big game.
As each team prepares their signature spread, the Commissioner will meet other tailgaters to learn about local tailgate tradition and cooking.
According to the 2008 Weber Tailgating Study, beer continues to be the number one drink at tailgates (68 percent).
An optimized loading target, equalized weight distribution and reduced spillage means that trucks with tailgates can extend a tire's service life by as much as 40 percent or up to 13,000 hours in some cases.
The Tailgate In A Box : a redesigned model of the original tailgate package that includes all three items listed below ($39.
Mohammad Jihad, a 25-year-old Palestinian, said that he sometimes tailgates because he cannot stand slow drivers.
Electronics are also included in the package, guaranteeing the client's tailgates ample entertainment.