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speeder

1. A person who drives over the speed limit. The police have announced a statewide crackdown on speeders. Someone who feels drowsy behind the wheel is just as accident prone as a speeder.
2. slang Any drug that acts as a stimulant, especially amphetamine or methamphetamine. My drinking had gotten so bad that I was snorting speeders throughout the day just to be able to function at work. She downed a speeder, cranked up the heavy metal, and set to worked on the welding.

speedster

1. A person who drives over the speed limit. The police have announced a statewide crackdown on speedsters. Someone who feels drowsy behind the wheel is just as accident prone as a speedster.
2. An athlete who runs, skates, swims, cycles, etc., very fast. The team's new running back is one hell of a speedster. The speedster already had eight Olympic gold medals for cycling, and he finally added a Tour de France championship to his list of accolades.
3. In comic books, science fiction, and other media, a character who is able to run at superhuman speeds. While The Flash may be the most iconic, other famous comic book speedsters include Superman, Quicksilver, and Silver Surfer. Sonic the Hedgehog is probably the most famous speedster in all of video games.

speeder

1. n. a speeding ticket. The cop that gave Mary a speeder Wednesday gave her another one Friday.
2. n. an amphetamine or methamphetamine tablet, capsule, or ampoule. (see also speed.) Somebody dropped some speeders on the floor of the car, and my father spazzed out.
3. and speedster n. a user of amphetamines or methamphetamine; a person who is hyperactive from amphetamine use. (Drugs.) That kid is really hyped up—must be a speeder. The speedsters can seem crazy when they’re on a run.

speedster

verb
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The Infiniti Prototype 10 aims to recapture the spirit of early speedsters for an era of electrified performance.
It is one of two new Zagato models announced by Aston Martin, with the ultra-exclusive range also to include a Speedster.
ASTON Martin is to add to its ultra-exclusive Vanquish Zagato line-up with the production of a Speedster and a Shooting Brake.
The existing Coupe and Volante are to be joined by a Speedster and a Shooting Brake.
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Among the top teams will be some of the region's best leisure karting talent and young race drivers including the likes of Edward Jones and Ramez Azzam (Batelco), Sheikh Hasher Al Maktoum, Saeed Al Mehairi and Mohammed Al Mutawaa (Dubai Falcons), Paul Chatenay, Atef Al Barwani and Haytham Sultan (Ocean Rubber), Sam Zian, Luca Cima and Rami Joudi (Speedsters).
For hard on the heels of the announcement of Paris launches for Lotus and Maserati supercars, comes news that the show will also see the return of one of the most evocative names in sports car history - the all-new Porsche 911 Speedster. Only the fourth evolution of a legendary sporting name, it was first seen on the classic 356 model of 1953.
Revealed this week is an all-new Porsche 911 Speedster - only the fourth evolution of a rare and legendary sporting name which was first seen on the classic 356 model of 1953.
Uniformed as well as undercover traffic patrol teams have used the Sniper radars successfully to nab several speedsters.
His own love for the car began when he built his first Model T Speedster. Although he now owns five of the Speedsters, he sold his first one and now says that he wishes he hadn't.
THE speedsters featured at Harold's Cross in the semi-finals of the Peggy Kellys Islandbridge Sprint and Spider Said and Berties Express set the pace when dead heating in the opening heat.
Officials are hoping the Redcar Summer Sprint will dovetail in with other major races for second season speedsters and attract a maximum field of 26.
THE speedsters are out in force at Haydock Park today, where the Aidan O'Brien-trained One Cool Cat will be a warm order for the Stanleybet Sprint Cup (2.35) after his eye-catching run in the Nunthorpe Stakes at York last month.
Maxwell completed 20m in just 2.8 seconds, while he covered 30min 3.82ses - times that put him ahead of other speedsters in the squad such as Tyrone Howe and James Topping.
I recently spent a day driving Speedsters along the southern coast of Portugal.