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lickety–split

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adverb lick·e·ty–split \ˌli-kə-tē-ˈsplit\

Simple Definition of lickety–split

  • : very quickly

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lickety–split

  1. :  at great speed

Origin of lickety–split

probably irregular from 1lick + split


First Known Use: circa 1859


LICKETY–SPLIT Defined for Kids

lickety–split

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adverb lick·e·ty–split \ˌli-kə-tē-ˈsplit\

Definition of lickety–split for Students

  1. :  at top speed




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