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funny car

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funny car

noun phrase

A dramatically modified car, usually having a powerful engine, oversized wheels, a raised rear suspension, etc, esp a drag racer so modified: The ''funny'' car, built for speed (1980s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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  • When Rob and Nelly first stepped into the little car, they exclaimed, "What a funny car!"

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