from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An automobile equipped for racing, especially an aerodynamically shaped one-passenger or two-passenger vehicle having a low center of gravity and steering and suspension designed for precise control at high speeds.
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- n. An automobile designed for high speed and power, tight handling, and flashy looks.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small low car with a high-powered engine; usually seats two persons
I thought about those posters all the way home—driving in our Mercedes-Benz to our six-thousand-square-foot home, driving past the other six-thousand-square-foot homes in our subdivision, each with a Mercedes-Benz or sports car in its three-car garage.
Of all the searchers for Mary Maslin, the most feverish, apart from the Maslins themselves, who had been into Kelsorrow to interview the police and then had scoured the country-side in the fast red sports car for clues, were Mother Benedict and Miss Bonnet.
He yoo-hooed to a sports car arriving at the stables.
A red English sports car roared off the Dunny road and up the long, hilly drive; it was new and expensive, its bonnet strapped down with leather, its silver exhausts and scarlet paintwork glittering.
Karl drove up in his sports car convertible, which I had never before seen, and which turned out to be a Ferrari Spider.
“The Kristine Granger you nearly ran over with that sports car of yours?”
Panting to be in Athens, he pushed on, gunned the red sports car up the switchbacks of the Domokos Pass and descended its other side into Boeotia, a stunning panorama of olive groves, rusty hillsides, mountains.
The woman was wearing a long heavy robe of turquoise blue gold-shot silk that resembled the robes of the Allimir mages the way a showroom-new Maseratti sports car resembles a battered old Ford truck.
‘And I especially love the idea that my indulgent new husband is going to let me drive his super-cool sports car whenever I want!’