rapid-fire

adjective
rap·id-fire | \ˌra-pəd-ˈfī(-ə)r \

Definition of rapid-fire 

1 : firing or adapted for firing shots in rapid succession

2 : marked by rapidity, liveliness, or sharpness a comedian with a rapid-fire delivery

First Known Use of rapid-fire

1890, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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rapid-fire

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of rapid-fire

: coming quickly one after another

of a weapon : able to quickly shoot bullets one after another

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