a person who travels at high speed.


Origin of speedster

First recorded in 1915–20; speed + -ster
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Contemporary Examples of speedster

Historical Examples of speedster

  • 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

  • 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

  • The picture of the speedster's control room flashed upon the speaker.


    Edward Elmer Smith

  • He remembered that De Luxe Dora was waiting outside for him in her speedster.

    The Master Mystery

    Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey

  • Eva's speedster had not been moved or tampered with and he placed Eva gently in the seat, climbed in, and started the motor.

    The Master Mystery

    Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey

British Dictionary definitions for speedster



a fast car, esp a sports model
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