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sports car

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noun

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

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RELATED WORDS

convertible, two-seater, coupe

Nearby words

sportively, sports, sports bar, sports bra, sports cap, sports car, sports coat, sports jacket, sports medicine, sports shirt, sports writer

Origin of sports car

First recorded in 1920–25
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Examples 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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