at full pelt

at full pelt
At full speed
pelt

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • full-pelt — fullˈ peltˈ, fullˈ speedˈ, fullˈ splitˈ or full tiltˈ adverb With highest speed and impetus • • • Main Entry: ↑full …   Useful english dictionary

  • full pelt — ● pelt …   Useful english dictionary

  • full pelt — (at) full pelt/steam/tilt informal as fast as possible. He was going full pelt down the motorway but he still didn t make it to the airport in time …   New idioms dictionary

  • full pelt — ► (at) full pelt as fast as possible. Main Entry: ↑pelt …   English terms dictionary

  • at full pelt — (at) full pelt/steam/tilt informal as fast as possible. He was going full pelt down the motorway but he still didn t make it to the airport in time …   New idioms dictionary

  • (at) full pelt — as fast as possible. → pelt …   English new terms dictionary

  • at full pelt — ► (at) full pelt as fast as possible. Main Entry: ↑pelt …   English terms dictionary

  • run at full pelt — run fast, run quickly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pelt — pelt1 [pelt] vt. [LME pelten < ? pelote,PELLET] 1. to throw things at; strike with or as with missiles 2. to beat or pound heavily and repeatedly 3. to throw or cast (missiles) vi. 1. to beat or strike heavily or steadily, as hard rain …   English World dictionary

  • pelt — Ⅰ. pelt [1] ► VERB 1) hurl missiles at. 2) (pelt down) (chiefly of rain) fall very heavily. 3) run very quickly. ● (at) full pelt Cf. ↑full pelt …   English terms dictionary

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