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muscle car

noun
1.
a flashy sports car with a large, powerful engine; a hot rod.
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Examples from the web for muscle car
  • Challenger is a great-looking car and lives up to the muscle car image.
  • If the germans made a muscle car this would probably be it.
  • It also began winning converts who have long dismissed it as a glorified muscle car.
  • The slow evolution from muscle car to computerized chauffeur started innocently enough.
  • muscle car enthusiasts were amazed at the performance capabilities.
  • Any vehicle identified as an historical, antique, kit or muscle car.
Slang definitions & phrases for muscle car

muscle car

noun phrase

A powerful car, esp one admired by teenagers: Chrysler's hot-selling Viper muscle car is $50,000/ the Sacramento Valley is ''car country,'' where blue-collar kids drive ''muscle cars'' (old Pontiacs, newish Corvettes if they're making money) and are slurred as ''the Camaro crowd''/ The undercover cops had a sporty muscle car. It was mean. It was fast. It was cool (1980s+)


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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