speed shop


Definition of speed shop

: a shop that sells custom automotive equipment especially to hot-rodders

Examples of speed shop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Such is the case with our guest, the McLaren 600LT Spider ($306,000, as tested), the open-air version of the British speed shop’s coltish club racer. Dan Neil, WSJ, 1 Mar. 2019 Created by legendary race-car engineer Carroll Shelby in his Venice, Calif., speed shop, the car started out as an AC Cobra sports car from England. WSJ, 26 Nov. 2018 In the basement is the speed shop for even quicker buying, stuffed with product proven through sales data as favorites of New York dwelling men and women. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 20 Nov. 2018 For the uninitiated: A speed shop is a business that caters to customers who are determined to make their vehicles go faster, look cooler, or look cooler while going faster. John Kelly, Washington Post, 25 Dec. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'speed shop.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of speed shop

1953, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About speed shop

Time Traveler for speed shop

Time Traveler

The first known use of speed shop was in 1953

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near speed shop

speed reducer

speed shop

speed skating

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for speed shop

Cite this Entry

“Speed shop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/speed%20shop. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon


Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!