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

  • adj. Performed from a moving vehicle: a drive-by murder.
  • n. An act, such as a random shooting, performed from a moving vehicle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. carried out from a moving vehicle
  • adj. done quickly or in a cursory manner
  • n. a crime, such as a shooting, carried out from a moving vehicle
  • n. an assassination carried out on a person from vehicle (drive by shooting)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. accomplished while driving past in a vehicle.


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