rocket


rocket

verb

Definition of ROCKET

1
to proceed or move quickly <the startled cat rocketed out of the room>
Near Antonyms dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)
Antonyms crawl, creep, poke
2
to rise abruptly and rapidly <the child actor rocketed to stardom at the age of eight>
Synonyms rocket, shoot (up), soar, zoom

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