flying start

noun

Definition of flying start

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

First Known Use of flying start

1851


FLYING START Defined for English Language Learners

flying start

noun

Definition of flying start for English Language Learners

  • : a good or fast start


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