lowrider
noun Date: circa 1972 a customized car with a chassis that has been lowered so that it narrowly clears the ground

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  • lowrider — ☆ lowrider or low rider [lō′rīd΄ər ] n. [Southwest Informal] Southwest Informal 1. a car modified with a lowered suspension, so that the body is very close to the road, used for cruising slowly 2. the driver, or a passenger, in such a car …   English World dictionary

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  • Lowrider — Ein Lowrider ist ein bestimmtes Automobil siehe Lowrider (Auto) ein bestimmter Fahrradtyp siehe Lowrider (Fahrradtyp) eine bestimmte Personengruppe Lowrider (Lifestyle) eine Haltevorrichtung für Gepäck(taschen) an Fahrrädern siehe Lowrider… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lowrider — 1964 Chevrolet Impala. El Low Rider es una forma de manifestación de la cultura México americana, en la cual se modifican coches clásicos, como una forma de vivir y manifestarse ante la sociedad. El primer sistema Low Rider data del año 1979… …   Wikipedia Español

  • lowrider — /loh ruy deuhr/, n. 1. an individually decorated and customized car fitted with hydraulic jacks that permit lowering of the chassis nearly to the road. 2. a person, often a teenager, who owns and drives such a car. [1975 80; LOW1 + RIDER] * * * …   Universalium

  • lowrider — noun A car or truck which has had its suspension system modified so that it rides as low to the ground as possible …   Wiktionary

  • lowrider — noun (C) AmE a big car that has its bottom very close to the ground, or a young man who drives this type of car …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lowrider — low•rid•er [[t]ˈloʊˈraɪ dər[/t]] n. sl. 1) cvb aum a customized car fitted with hydraulic jacks that permit lowering of the chassis nearly to the road 2) cvb off a person who drives such a car • Etymology: 1960–65, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • lowrider — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : a usually large customized car with a chassis that has been or can be lowered (as by hydraulics) so that it narrowly clears the ground ; also : a person who drives such a car • lowriding ¦ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

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