Dictionary.com

fastback

[ fast-bak, fahst- ]
/ ˈfæstˌbæk, ˈfɑst- /
Save This Word!

noun
a form of back for an automobile body consisting of a single, unbroken convex curve from the top to the rear bumper.
a car having such a back.
QUIZ
TEST YOUR MERIT ON THESE NEW WORDS IN 2021
The Dictionary added new words and definition to our vast collection, and we want to see how well-versed you are in the formally recognized new lingo. Take the quiz!
Question 1 of 8
What does JEDI stand for?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Compare notchback.

Origin of fastback

An Americanism dating back to 1960–65; fast1 + back1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for fastback

fastback
/ (ˈfɑːstˌbæk) /

noun
a car having a back that forms one continuous slope from roof to rear
British a type of pig developed from the landrace or large white and bred for lean meat
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK