from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See gardenia.


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  • You had me at boy-racers – those swifts sound cool!

    A Taster « Tales from the Reading Room

  • The swifts are urbanites, boy-racers, party people; they cruise the sky above the Church Meadow, sieving the air for gnats with their wide-open mouths, but really they prefer the town, wheeling round the attics and the chimney pots of Bridgnorth in great shrieking mobs.

    A Taster « Tales from the Reading Room

  • "The court must not deliver a victory for boy-racers and a major blow for both democracy and careful women drivers."

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Car insurance: why must women drivers subsidise the boy-racers?

    The Guardian World News

  • The issues kept coming: anorexia nervosa (Hard to Swallow), teenage pregnancy (Chunnel of Love), boy-racers (Legal Weapon II), female footballers (Sweet FA).

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  • I despair at some of the dangerous driving I see around London - boy-racers in built-up areas, yummy mummies in 4x4s hurtling to their fitness classes with mobile phones glued to their ears.

    Home | Mail Online

  • City councillor steps in to help Carlisle residents troubled by 'boy-racers'

    News round-up

  • The giant is stirring car full of boy-racers overtakes an older, sputtering jalopy, onlookers give the slower vehicle barely a glance, though the racers themselves might offer it a finger-related - Business News

  • The boy-racers then left but stopped outside the main gate where they smashed all the windows of a parked car, causing damage totalling $2545.


  • Don't get me wrong, I hate boy-racers as much as the next guy.

    Public Address


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