like the wind

Definition of like the wind

:very fast
  • He grabbed the money and ran like the wind.

Word by Word Definitions

wind play
  1. : a natural movement of air of any velocity

  2. : an artificially produced movement of air

  3. : solar wind, stellar wind

  1. : to detect or follow by scent

  2. : to expose to the air or wind : dry by exposing to air

  3. : to make short of breath

  1. : to cause (something, such as a horn) to sound by blowing : blow

  2. : to sound (a call or note) on a horn

  3. : to produce a sound on a horn

  1. : weave

  2. : entangle, involve

  3. : to introduce sinuously or stealthily : insinuate

  1. : a mechanism (such as a winch) for winding

  2. : an act of winding : the state of being wound

  3. : coil, turn


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