Meaning of hot rod

hot' rod"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Slang. Slang.
  1. an automobile specially built or altered for fast acceleration and increased speed.

hot-rod

Pronunciation: (hot'rod'), [key]
— v., -rod•ded, -rod•ding.
—v.i.
  1. to drive a hot rod.
  2. to drive very fast.
—v.t.
  1. to drive (a vehicle) very fast.
  2. to adapt (a vehicle or its engine) for increased speed.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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