hot rod noun
: a car that has been changed so that it can be driven and raced at very fast speeds
: an automobile rebuilt or modified for high speed and fast acceleration
First Known Use of HOT ROD
hot rod noun (Concise Encyclopedia)
Automobile rebuilt or modified for high speed, fast acceleration, or sporty appearance. A wide range of automobiles may be called hot rods, including some of those used in drag racing as well as those used in recreational cruising. They may be composed of used or new parts. Some are intended primarily for exhibition.
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