Home » Dictionary » sweepspear


 n.— «Its styling, says GM interior design chief Dave Lyon, will feature modern interpretations of the Buick portholes (or “ventiports” as they were called in the “50s) and the “sweepspear,” the asymmetric v-shaped profile accent found on many of the brand’s cars in the ’50s and ’60s.» —“Invicta or LaCrosse, what should Buick call its new Epsilon?” by Todd Lassa Motor Trend: Car News Blog Apr. 14, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Further reading

Niblings and Nieflings (episode #1525)

How do actors bring Shakespeare’s lines to life so that modern audiences immediately understand the text? One way is to emphasize the names of people and places at certain points. That technique is called billboarding. And: Anyone for an...

Strawberry Moon (episode #1522)

We asked for your thoughts about whether cursive writing should be taught in schools — and many of you replied with a resounding “Yes!” You said cursive helps develop fine motor skills, improves mental focus, and lets you read old...