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speedster

[speed-ster] /ˈspid stər/
noun
1.
a person who travels at high speed.
Origin of speedster
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; speed + -ster
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  • Mr. Garfield Goil disembarked from the speedster with a small retinue.

    Jack of No Trades Charles Cottrell
  • I thanked him and he said it was nothing and sped down to his speedster and I went in to my Christian room.

    Jane Journeys On Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • Decision instantly made, Costigan ran back toward the speedster, but he was not deserting his companions.

    Triplanetary Edward Elmer Smith
  • The picture of the speedster's control room flashed upon the plate and Costigan's voice greeted them from the speaker.

    Triplanetary Edward Elmer Smith
  • The blast expired and there, plainly limned upon the observation plates, was the Nevian speedster.

    Triplanetary Edward Elmer Smith
  • The picture of the speedster's control room flashed upon the speaker.

    Triplanetary Edward Elmer Smith
  • As Arcot stepped from his speedster, he called immediately to his father, telling of their find, the light-matter plate.

    The Black Star Passes John W Campbell
  • Hoping against hope, she jumped into her speedster and swung out and down the road.

    The Master Mystery

    Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
British Dictionary definitions for speedster

speedster

/ˈspiːdstə/
noun
1.
a fast car, esp a sports model
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