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or low-rid·er or low rider  (lō′rī′dər)
1. A customized car whose springs have been shortened so that the chassis rides close to the ground, often equipped with hydraulic lifts that can be controlled by the driver.
2. A person who drives such a car.

low′rid′er adj.


1. (Automotive Engineering) a car with a body or chassis close to the ground, usually with modified suspension
2. (Automotive Engineering) automobiles a person who drives such a car
3. (Cycle Racing) cycle racing a bicycle with a frame and seat close to the ground


(ˈloʊˈraɪ dər)

n. Slang.
1. a customized car fitted with hydraulic jacks that permit lowering of the chassis nearly to the road.
2. a person who drives such a car.
[1960–65, Amer.]
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Tonight, 7pm, St Peter's Church Hall, Roath, 07779 088623 MUSIC Andy Fairweather Low & The Low Riders Cardiff-born Andy Fairweather Low has been - and continues to be - the guitarist and vocalist of choice for a phenomenal cast list of musical luminaries, including Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Elton John, Phil Collins and so many more.
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