from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
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- 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)