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plural nounBritish informal
Striped stickers on the bodywork of a car, intended to make it look more sporty.
- If you were looking out for the next car to get the go-faster stripes, sporty skirts, alloy wheels and souped-up engine, the smart car would probably not be at the top of your list, or even on it.
- He or she is assisted in this flagrant disrespect of the speed limit by the car manufacturer who appears to have designed their models with a wider wheel-base, rocket assisted shock absorbers and go-faster stripes.
- Do you trade it in for a newer model - something with go-faster stripes and surround sound - or do you spend time fixing what you've got?
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