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lickety–split

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

: very quickly

Full Definition of LICKETY-SPLIT

:  at great speed
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Origin of LICKETY-SPLIT

probably irregular from 1lick + split
First Known Use: circa 1859
LICKETY-SPLIT Defined for Kids

lickety–split

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

Definition of LICKETY-SPLIT for Kids

:  at top speed

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