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four-on-the-floor

[fawr-on-th uh-flawr, fohr-on-th uh-flohr, -awn-] /ˈfɔr ɒn ðəˌflɔr, ˈfoʊr ɒn ðəˌfloʊr, -ɔn-/
noun
1.
a four-speed manual transmission having the gearshift set into the floor.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to such a transmission.
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Slang definitions & phrases for four on the floor

four on the floor

noun phrase

A gearshift lever emerging from the floor of a car and controlling four speeds; hence standard as distinct from automatic shift: This little baby's got four on the floor and leather bucket seats (1970s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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