hot rod

noun
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of hot rod

: an automobile rebuilt or modified for high speed and fast acceleration

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1943

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HOT ROD Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of hot rod for English Language Learners

  • : a car that has been changed so that it can be driven and raced at very fast speeds


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hot rod

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Definition of hot rod for Students

: an automobile rebuilt for high speed and fast acceleration

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