low·​rid·​er | \ ˈlō-ˌrī-dər How to pronounce lowrider (audio) \

Definition of lowrider

: a customized car with a chassis that has been lowered so that it narrowly clears the ground

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Recent Examples on the Web Trevino said there is nothing like being a lowrider. Palabra, oregonlive, 13 June 2022 Plaques are like putting your family name on a lowrider. Los Angeles Times, 21 Apr. 2022 Police department is recommending seven officers be assigned to the event at cost of nearly $8,000 National City may impose a hefty fee on the organizers of the Highland Avenue lowrider cruises, including $8,000 for police services. San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 May 2022 Local lowrider groups have been working to repeal the 1992 no-cruising ordinance, arguing that police have not enforced the law in years and that partnerships with law enforcement and the community can result in safe, family-friendly cruises. San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Apr. 2022 Transportation: 1976 Chevy Caprice Classic lowrider. Los Angeles Times, 11 Mar. 2022 The coalition was formed to build trust between the local lowrider community and the police department, as well as push for a repeal of the cruising ordinance. San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Dec. 2021 The idea is to mirror a lowrider’s glossy finish, said lead muralist Victor Ochoa. San Diego Union-Tribune, 31 Jan. 2022 Snoop Dogg rides the California streets in his custom hydraulic lowrider. Elise Brisco, USA TODAY, 20 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of lowrider

circa 1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Lowrider.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lowrider. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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