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flying start

noun

Simple Definition of flying start

  • : a good or fast start

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of flying start

  1. 1 :  a start in racing in which the participants are already moving when they cross the starting line or receive the starting signal

  2. 2 :  a favorable start of something

Examples of flying start in a sentence

  1. The meeting got off to a flying start.

  2. The restaurant made a flying start by filling up on opening night.



1851

First Known Use of flying start

1851


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