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hell-for-leather

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having or showing a lack of concern for the consequences of one's actions
  • having been behind for most of the race, the stock car driver made a hell-for-leather dash to the finish

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hell-for-leather

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of hell-for-leather (Entry 2 of 2)

with great speed
  • we ran hell-for-leather out of that spooky house

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The first known use of hell-for-leather was in 1889

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“Hell-for-leather.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hell-for-leather. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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