sports car

or sport car


noun

a small, high-powered automobile with long, low lines, usually seating two persons.

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Origin of sports car

First recorded in 1920–25
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Example sentences from the Web for sport car

  • The Lada sports-car fishtailed a little as they navigated the tunnels back toward Cambridge, the roads slick and icy.

    Makers|Cory Doctorow

British Dictionary definitions for sport car

sports car

noun

a production car designed for speed, high acceleration, and manoeuvrability, having a low body and usually adequate seating for only two persons
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