American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chiefly Southwestern U.S. 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: "a 1964 Chevrolet Impala low rider belonging to Clemente Fuentes, who can make the car rock and wobble like a conga dancer” ( Edmund Newton).
- n. Chiefly Southwestern U.S. A person who drives such a car.
- n. A car or truck which has had its suspension system modified so that it rides as low to the ground as possible.
- low + rider (Wiktionary)
“I wish the video was embeddable, as this has to be seen to be believed: the alarm-clock is attached to a pneumatic gas-lift under a bed that picks it up and bounces it up and down like a lowrider car:”
“Beloved in lowrider circles, Mr. Valadez was buried in a pink casket with floral detailing, and carried to the cemetery in a procession of lowriders led by the Gypsy Rose on a flatbed truck.”
“Mr. Valadez, who died of cancer on Jan. 29 at age 64, was the longtime president of the Imperials Car Club and proud owner of Gypsy Rose, perhaps the most famous lowrider on the planet.”
“On an outer wall facing the street, the house is decorated with a Southern California–style cholo mural: Emiliano Zapata, an Aztec pyramid, a lowrider car, the words LOS VAGOS—the Wanderers—in old-school cholo block letters.”
“His lowrider will not lurch rhythmically of its own accord and cruise the barrio.”
“J-SPLIF (Musician): We were doing a lot of lowrider shows, so they kind of embraced us with open arms.”
“TAKAHASHI: Member J-Splif, whose real name is Jae Choung, says they built a fan base at lowrider car shows.”
“Shoko leaned against the fender like a chick in a lowrider magazine, only way overdressed.”
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“The origin of the lowrider, as told by my racist uncle:”
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