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Definition of 'oh shit' bar

'oh shit' bar

  • the handle in a car that one holds on to or hangs clothing from. Also "oh shit" handle.
    He hit the curb pretty fast, so I grabbed on to the oh shit bar.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by The M. from Miami, FL, USA on Feb 06 2003.

  • This is the bar/handle that is located above a passenger's seat to be grabbed onto as a means of stability when the car is turning too fast. Hence, when someone is going to fast, passengers may feel scared and/or say "Oh shit."
    He took the turn so fast I had to grab the oh-shit-bar.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Carrie from Isla Vista, CA, USA on Feb 25 2003.

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