\ˈspē-(ˌ)dō \
plural speedos

Definition of speedo 

chiefly British

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This teaser video opens like the latest Ken Block Gymkhana, replete with ignition and speedo shots, as well as that mean sounding exhaust. Timothy Dahl, Popular Mechanics, "This Mean Mower Might Top 150 Mph," 6 July 2018 The tach and speedo can be minimized into the corners of the 12.3-inch display so the whole area can be a 3-D map for navigation. Robert Duffer, chicagotribune.com, "2018 Audi SQ5 performance crossover lets you be parent and punk," 13 Mar. 2018 The tach and speedo can be minimized into the corners of the 12.3-inch display so the whole area can be a 3D map for navigation. Robert Duffer, Detroit Free Press, "2018 Audi SQ5 performance crossover lets you be both parent and punk," 22 Mar. 2018 Ryan Lochte, the classic bad boy liar liar speedo on fire of swimming, has married his model fiancée, Kayla Rae Reid. Laura Beck, Cosmopolitan, "Ryan Lochte Is Married. Believe It.," 13 Jan. 2018 The gauge cluster features a 7.0-inch display between the analog speedo and the tach. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, "2018 Dodge Challenger," 5 Nov. 2017 If a speedo is their uniform Idk what the problem is. Lisa Gutierrez, kansascity, "Sexism? Only one of these photos was banned from a high school yearbook," 2 Oct. 2017 But the cabin is pure Porsche, with exquisite materials, perfectly balanced controls, and the brand’s familiar instrument cluster with a central tachometer and digital speedo. Michael Simari, Car and Driver, "2017 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S," 23 Sep. 2017 A year later, the party boy returns to the scene only to watch in horror as his gay-gle gets snatched by a hunky killer in a speedo and a unicorn mask. Patrick Crowley, Billboard, "Queer Slasher 'Killer Unicorn' Creators Talk Classic Horror References & 'Dark, Horny' Score," 22 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of speedo

1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for speedo

by alteration

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