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halo car

halo car  n.— «“Halo cars,” stylish vehicles built to attract customers to showrooms, work well for some dealers. They are not meant to bring in lots of money in sales but to spark conversation so that the brand stands out among...

tuner car

tuner car  n.— «Loosely and somewhat inaccurately, this is called the tuner car section, so designated because of the displays of sport or tuner versions of Subaru, Scion and Honda compact cars.» —“Cobo’s basement is a tuner...

ghetto pass

ghetto pass
 n.— «We gave Kid Rock his ghetto pass. We’re black, all about the love.» —“Champ’s town” by Brian Smith Metro Times (Detroit, Mich.) Dec. 12, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

door buster

door buster  n.— «Chrysler Motors’ 2.4 annual percentage rate financing is a REAL blockbuster. And it’s a door buster, too, according to reports from Chrysler/ Plymouth and Dodge dealers nationwide. “We almost couldn’t handle the...

fifth stroke

fifth stroke  n.— «“It helps when you have a good dolphin kick. It’s called undulation. It means you have good wave motion.” That wave motion has carried Kelly to the top of the state leaderboard in just about every stroke. “If...

bonking

bonking  n.— «You find that the digital signal cant get thru the concrete and steel so you get the “out of range” bonking noise—which means you have to go over to a window so you can lean out to get a repeater to receive your...