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sports car

n.
A high-performance automobile, especially an aerodynamically shaped two-occupant vehicle having a low center of gravity, a powerful engine, and steering and suspension designed for precise control at high speeds.

sports car

n
(Automotive Engineering) a production car designed for speed, high acceleration, and manoeuvrability, having a low body and usually adequate seating for only two persons

sports′ car`


n.
a small, high-powered automobile with long, low lines, usu. seating two persons.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sports car - a small low car with a high-powered enginesports car - a small low car with a high-powered engine; usually seats two persons
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
Translations
سيّارَه رياضِيَّه
sportovní vůz
sportsvogn
sportbíll
športové auto
spor araba

sports car

nautomobile f sportiva

sport

(spoːt) noun
1. games or competitions involving physical activity. She's very keen on sport of all kinds.
2. a particular game or amusement of this kind. Hunting, shooting and fishing are not sports I enjoy.
3. a good-natured and obliging person. He's a good sport to agree to do that for us!
4. fun; amusement. I only did it for sport.
verb
to wear, especially in public. He was sporting a pink tie.
ˈsporting adjective
1. of, or concerned with, sports. the sporting world.
2. (negative unsporting) showing fairness and kindness or generosity, especially if unexpected. a sporting gesture.
sports adjective
(American also sport) designed, or suitable, for sport. a sports centre; sports equipment.
sports car
a small, fast car with only two seats.
sports jacket
a type of jacket for men, designed for casual wear.
ˈsportsman (ˈspoːts-) feminine ˈsportswoman noun
1. a person who takes part in sports. He is a very keen sportsman.
2. a person who shows a spirit of fairness and generosity in sport. He's a real sportsman who doesn't seem to care if he wins or loses.
ˈsportswear noun
clothing designed for playing sports in.
a sporting chance
a reasonably good chance.
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