at lightning speed

Definition of at lightning speed

  1. :  extremely quickly

Word by Word Definitions

lightningplay
  1. :  the flashing of light produced by a discharge of atmospheric electricity

    :  the discharge itself

    :  a sudden stroke of fortune

  1. :  having or moving with or as if with the speed and suddenness of lightning

  1. :  to discharge a flash of lightning

speedplay
  1. :  prosperity in an undertaking :  success

    :  the act or state of moving swiftly :  swiftness

    :  rate of motion: such as

  1. :  to prosper in an undertaking

    :  get along, fare

    :  to make haste


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