in a flash

Definition of in a flash

informal

  1. :  very quickly or suddenly I'll be back in a flash. The idea came to me in a flash.

Word by Word Definitions

flashplay
  1. :  rush, dash

    :  to break forth in or like a sudden flame or flare

    :  to appear suddenly

  1. :  a sudden burst of light

    :  a movement of a flag in signaling

    :  a sudden and often brilliant burst

  1. :  flashy, showy

    :  of, relating to, or characteristic of flashy people or things

    :  of, relating to, or characteristic of persons considered social outcasts

  1. :  by very brief exposure to an intense altering agent (as heat or cold)


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