Definition of boy racer in English:

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boy racer


British informal
A youth or young man fond of driving very fast and aggressively in high-powered cars: the car is the dream of every boy racer [as modifier]: the company’s series of ‘boy-racer’ machines has proved highly successful
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  • On that basis, do the boy racer magazines cause dangerous driving?
  • What really bugs me though is on motorways when you get a real boy racer two inches from your rear bumper and driving aggressively at you to intimidate you or get you to shift out of the way.
  • But, like the misguided boy racer who thinks he's a great driver, does he ever look in his rear view mirror to see the wreckage he leaves behind?

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