Definition of Speed demon

1. Noun. A driver who exceeds the safe speed limit.

Exact synonyms: Speeder
Generic synonyms: Driver
Derivative terms: Speed



Definition of Speed demon

1. Noun. Anything that is extremely fast ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Speed Demon

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speechwriting
speed
speed-dating
speed-dial
speed-reading
speed boat
speed bump
speed bumps
speed camera
speed cameras
speed chess
speed cop
speed cushion
speed dating
speed demon (current term)
speed demons
speed dial
speed freak
speed freaks
speed hump
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speed indicator
speed limit
speed limiter
speed limits
speed loader
speed loaders
speed networking
speed of light

Literary usage of Speed demon

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1. The American Library Annual: Including Index to Dates of Current Events (1915)
"3o-mi. race for championship of America won by Baby speed demon II., Lake George, NY; j -mi. championship of America won by Baby Speed 43 m. 47 s. J! ..."

2. Rudder by Thomas Fleming Day (1912)
"It is to play to this speed demon that the mail- boats have been taken across the cold water in Spring and Summer. To go South into the warm water meant a ..."

3. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"124, B), which is characterized by short body, rather short neck, and fiercely predaceous jaws; a creature with all the earmarks of an aquatic speed demon, ..."

4. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"124, B), which is characterized by short body, rather short neck, and fiercely predaceous jaws; a creature with all the earmarks of an aquatic speed demon, ..."

5. News Writing, the Gathering, Handling and Writing of News Stories by Matthew Lyle Spencer (1917)
"Thus in the back field we have a good all round man, a wonderful line plunger, a speed demon, and an agile, hard worker. ..."

6. Story of the Automobile: Its History and Development from 1760 to 1917, with by Herbert Lee Barber (1917)
"... hasn't erected a monument to Oliver Evans for his abiding faith in the future of the motor car as a speed demon, ..."

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