speed demon


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speed demon

1. n. a fast runner; a fast driver. Tom is a speed demon. He qualified for the Olympics.
2. n. a habitual user of methamphetamine. (Drugs.) When they are high, most speed demons don’t know what they are doing.
See also: demon, speed
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The next time you challenge a Saab you could be up against a turbo-charged speed demon which will chew you up and spit you out without thinking twice.
Takeo Spikes is a dominant tackler and speed demon.
WARWICKSHIRE speed demon Jordan King will have the chance to shine as the Formula One circus heads to India.
With four minutes left, Guide Post-born speed demon Jonny Godsmark wrapped it all up when substitute Fabio Zambrella picked him out before the youngster fired home from a tight angle.
It's quite common for HGV drivers to take it upon themselves to shut off a lane in the face of a speed demon.
Admitting that his form had been 'encouraging and frustrating at the same time' - since had he started further up the grid, he might well have been able to do battle for the podium - the fact that the 16-year-old Stoneleighbased speed demon took the chequered flag as the leading Manor driver having begun behind all three of his teammates spoke volumes.
Chorley, Lancs 11 am; PHANTASTIC MR FOX It skulks around the headstones; SPEED DEMON The creature decides to make itself scarce
The week-long programme features 10 celebrity speed demons, two of Formula One's stars, one of the world's famous race tracks, plus high octane action.
Conn was a brilliant boxer, a speed demon,'' historian Hank Kaplan said.
Speed demon Colin McRae launched an incredible assault on the Catalunya Rally crown yesterday.
SPEED DEMON The creature decides to make itself scarce; PHANTASTIC MR FOX He skulks around some headstones; Chorley, Lancs 11 am
None of the wheeled gadgets is particularly a speed demon, with their velocity governed to a maximum 15 mph to stay within California legal requirements.
Fireclick is thrilled to receive yet another validation of its 'last mile' acceleration capabilities, particularly from an Internet speed demon like Akamai," stated Ram Srinivasan, president and CEO of Fireclick.
The 37-year-old speed demon - nicknamed Hamster - has been warned by doctors to avoid alcohol as he recovers from the spectacular pile-up in September.
To help you recognise the speed demon, who has been a vital cog in the club's wheel of success this season, here are some clues.