from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Performed from a moving vehicle.
  • adjective Performed hastily or without adequate care.
  • noun An act, such as a random shooting, performed from a moving vehicle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun accomplished while driving past in a vehicle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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


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