peel out

phrasal verb

peeled out; peeling out; peels out
US, informal
: to speed away from a place in a car, on a motorcycle, etc.
Dirt and gravel flew as he peeled out into the street.

Examples of peel out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the last second, the man screeched to a halt, peeled out of the parking lot and drove away. USA TODAY, 25 Mar. 2024 Fire up some sing-a-long music, pack a bunch of yummy snacks, and throw cameras and swimsuits in a bag as your family peels out of the house. Alesandra Dubin, Parents, 21 Mar. 2024 Videos posted of sideshows frequently depict a chaotic scene, with one or more cars peeling out through intersections and dozens or hundreds of people crowding around to watch. Harry Harris, The Mercury News, 4 Jan. 2024 Mayorga climbed in the Camaro, peeled out and raced through red lights on his way to I-270, records say. Dan Morse, Washington Post, 19 Oct. 2023 As the clock nears Le Mans’ 4:00 p.m. start time and the first shift of drivers climb into their cars and peel out of the pits to get into the first-lap lineup, one car in the GTE class seems to stand out from the rest. Gabby Shacknai, Harper's BAZAAR, 26 June 2023 Story continues below advertisement Advertisement When the light turned green, the pickup roared to life and peeled out with a screech. Jeanne Whalen, Washington Post, 25 June 2023

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“Peel out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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