not so fast

Definition of not so fast


  1. —used in speech to say that one disagrees with what someone has said or to tell someone to stop or slow down “This proves they're wrong.” “Not so fast. There's other evidence to consider.” “The discussion is closed.” “Not so fast. I have a few more things to say.”

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  firmly fixed

    :  tightly shut

    :  adhering firmly

  1. :  in a firm or fixed manner

    :  in a sound manner :  deeply

    :  in a rapid manner :  quickly

  1. :  to abstain from food

    :  to eat sparingly or abstain from some foods

  1. :  the practice of fasting

    :  a time of fasting

  1. :  something that fastens (as a mooring line) or holds a fastening

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