Meaning of hot rod
— Slang. Slang.
- an automobile specially built or altered for fast acceleration and increased speed.
Pronunciation: (hot'rod'), [key]
— v., -rod•ded, -rod•ding.
- to drive a hot rod.
- to drive very fast.
- to drive (a vehicle) very fast.
- to adapt (a vehicle or its engine) for increased speed.