in full pursuit

Definition of in full pursuit

  1. :  in the act of chasing someone or something The escaped prisoner ran through the park with the police in full pursuit.

Word by Word Definitions

fullplay
  1. :  containing as much or as many as is possible or normal

    :  complete especially in detail, number, or duration

    :  lacking restraint, check, or qualification

  1. :  very, extremely

    :  entirely

    :  straight, squarely

  1. :  the highest or fullest state or degree

    :  the utmost extent

  1. :  to become full

    :  to make full in sewing

  1. :  to shrink and thicken (woolen cloth) by moistening, heating, and pressing

pursuitplay
  1. :  the act of pursuing

    :  an activity that one engages in as a vocation, profession, or avocation :  occupation


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