hot-rodder
noun Date: 1949 a hot rod driver, builder, or enthusiast • hot-rod verb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hot-rodder — hot rod ► NOUN ▪ a motor vehicle that has been specially modified to give it extra power and speed. ► VERB (hot rod) 1) modify (a vehicle or other device) to make it faster or more powerful. 2) drive a hot rod. DERIVATIVES hot rodder noun …   English terms dictionary

  • hot rodder — ☆ hot rodder [räd′ər ] n. Slang a person, typically a teenager, who drives hot rods hot rodding [räd′iŋ] n …   English World dictionary

  • hot rodder — |rädə(r) noun 1. : a hot rod driver, builder, or enthusiast 2. : one who drives a car in a showy or reckless manner * * * Slang. 1. a driver or builder of hot rods. 2. a fast and reckless driver. Also, hot rodder. [1945 50, Amer …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot rodder — Slang. 1. a driver or builder of hot rods. 2. a fast and reckless driver. Also, hot rodder. [1945 50, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • hot-rodder — hot rodˈder noun 1. The owner of a hot rod 2. A reckless youth • • • Main Entry: ↑hot …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot-rodder — See hot rod. * * * …   Universalium

  • hot´-rod´ — hot rod, U.S. Slang. 1. a) an automobile with a rebuilt motor for faster starts and higher speeds. b) a car specially rebuilt to meet certain racing standards. 2. = hot rodder. (Cf. ↑hot rodder) –hot´ rod´, adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot rod — ► NOUN ▪ a motor vehicle that has been specially modified to give it extra power and speed. ► VERB (hot rod) 1) modify (a vehicle or other device) to make it faster or more powerful. 2) drive a hot rod. DERIVATIVES hot rodder noun …   English terms dictionary

  • hot rod — ☆ hot rod n. Slang 1. an automobile, usually an old one stripped of extraneous parts, adjusted or rebuilt for quick acceleration and great speed 2. HOT RODDER …   English World dictionary

  • Hot rod — imagestack Hot rods are typically American cars with large engines modified for linear speed. Nobody knows for sure the origin of the term hot rod. One explanation is that the term is a contraction of hot roadster, meaning a roadster that was… …   Wikipedia

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