One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See hot rod
- ‘A new breed of enthusiast customized his car to make it faster, then attempted to prove his bravery and workmanship by racing against fellow hot-rodders on back roads or dry lake beds.’
- ‘A lifelong hot-rodder, Stands, 44, grew up near Bakersfield, Califoernia, where ‘we could see the dragstrip from the roof of our house.’’
- ‘It's a good compromise that offers many safety and performance benefits, especially if you live in an area that has snow, rain and squirrely hot-rodders with a few license points to spare.’
- ‘Attention was also paid to the Charger SRT8's exhaust note, which produces a growl that will intimidate just about any hot-rodder.’
- ‘Now hot-rodders take to snaking courses set in five linked districts.’
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