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speedster

[speed-ster] /ˈspid stər/
noun
1.
a person who travels at high speed.
Origin of speedster
1915-1920
1915-20; speed + -ster
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  • Eva's speedster had not been moved or tampered with and he placed Eva gently in the seat, climbed in, and started the motor.

    The Master Mystery Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
  • Mr. Garfield Goil disembarked from the speedster with a small retinue.

    Jack of No Trades Charles Cottrell
  • They made a cluster of flashing color whose center point was a tiny airship, a speedster, a gay little craft.

  • I thanked him and he said it was nothing and sped down to his speedster and I went in to my Christian room.

    Jane Journeys On Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • The picture of the speedster's control room flashed upon the speaker.

    Triplanetary Edward Elmer Smith
  • Decision instantly made, Costigan ran back toward the speedster, but he was not deserting his companions.

    Triplanetary Edward Elmer Smith
  • The picture of the speedster's control room flashed upon the plate and Costigan's voice greeted them from the speaker.

    Triplanetary Edward Elmer Smith
  • The blast expired and there, plainly limned upon the observation plates, was the Nevian speedster.

    Triplanetary Edward Elmer Smith
British Dictionary definitions for speedster

speedster

/ˈspiːdstə/
noun
1.
a fast car, esp a sports model
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