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speed merchant

Slang definitions & phrases for speed merchant

speed demon

noun phrase

A person who drives fast or is a fast runner: speed demon on the court

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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  • A pitcher who was merely a β€œspeed merchant” could not have lasted three innings against the Wolves, who β€œate speed.”

    Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager Burt L. Standish
  • But at Ranleigh he soon learned what it was to be something of a speed merchant where dressing was concerned.

    King of Ranleigh F. S. (Frederick Sadlier) Brereton

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