Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, the German sports car manufacturer founded in 1931 and based in Stuttgart.
  • n. A car of this brand, reputably high performance and expensive.

Etymologies

From German Porsche, the surname of the founder, Ferdinand Porsche. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • After setting it up on your browser, you simply type "gim porsche 911" to do a Google Image Search for pictures of Porsche 911 sports cars.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Anyone, has photos of the Porsche #Porsche @mariahcarey anngeldani @LLSi Heheh quem disse Ele foi casado com Mariah Carey e inclusive tem um filho pequeno com a nova esposa .. scarymommy @joeyfortman HA!

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • I've actually read that Porsche is the most profitable auto mfg'er on the planet, but your point is well taken.

    India and the U.S., Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Already, Porsche is offering a Li-Ion battery as an option on its high-end models.

    2010 SEMA Show: An aftermarket lithium-ion battery to start your car

  • Porsche is known for its sleek and speedy cars, but beginning next month, the company will also be known for selling hybrids.

    Coming Soon: Porsche Cayenne Hybrid SUV

  • So Porsche is not only cannily and carefully investing in its future, it's also recycling.

    Dream Cars

  • However, the real coup for Porsche is that if it can sell a limited number of 918s, this hybrid system and its attendant engineering advances will have already been paid for, to some extent at least, by the handful of super-rich who effectively bankrolled the concept car's production.

    Dream Cars

  • In December, Volkswagen paid € 3.9 billion ($5.46 billion) for a 49.9% stake in Porsche's sports car unit as a first step toward a merger, which initially was due to be finalized in 2011.

    Volkswagen May Delay Porsche Merger

  • -- Just what you wanted: Porsche is building another hybrid.

    Coffee Break: Jan. 8

  • (Soundbite of bell) SAGAL: In a phenomenon Dutch researchers call the Porsche effect, the sight of attractive women inspires men to buy expensive goods like Rolexes and Porsches.

    Limericks

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.