jet-propelled

adjective
jet-pro·​pelled | \ ˈjet-prə-ˈpeld How to pronounce jet-propelled (audio) \

Definition of jet-propelled

1 : moving by jet propulsion
2 : suggestive of the speed and force of a jet airplane

First Known Use of jet-propelled

1877, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Jet-propelled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jet-propelled. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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jet-propelled

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English Language Learners Definition of jet-propelled

: moved forward by a jet engine

jet-propelled

adjective
jet-pro·​pelled | \ ˌjet-prə-ˈpeld \

Kids Definition of jet-propelled

: driven forward or onward by a jet engine

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