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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fast-bak, fahst-]
    • /ˈfæstˌbæk, ˈfɑst-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fast-bak, fahst-]
    • /ˈfæstˌbæk, ˈfɑst-/

Definitions of fastback word

  • noun fastback a form of back for an automobile body consisting of a single, unbroken convex curve from the top to the rear bumper. 1
  • noun fastback a car having such a back. 1
  • noun fastback A car with a roofline that slopes continuously down at the back. 1
  • noun fastback style of car with sloping back 1
  • noun fastback a car having a back that forms one continuous slope from roof to rear 0
  • noun fastback a type of pig developed from the landrace or large white and bred for lean meat 0

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Origin of fastback

First appearance:

before 1960
One of the 3% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1960-65; fast1 + back1

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Parts of speech for Fastback


fastback popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 51% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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