Definition of Fast-flying

1. Adjective. Moving swiftly. "Played the difficult passage with flying fingers"

Exact synonyms: Flying
Similar to: Moving



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fast-flying

fashionless
fashionmonger
fashionmongers
fashions
fashionwise
fashiony
fashious
fashous
fasianides
fasoracetam
fast
fast(a)
fast-breaking
fast-flying (current term)
fast-food
fast-forward
fast-growing(a)
fast-paced
fast-talk
fast-track
fast Fourier transform
fast Fourier transforms
fast and furious
fast asleep
fast asleep(p)
fast backward
fast bowler
fast break

Literary usage of Fast-flying

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1. The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1836)
"But, alas ! it seems a long and a dark process:— The early year's fast-flying vapours stray In shadowing trains across the orb of day; And we, poor insects ..."

2. The Poets and Poetry of Scotland: From the Earliest to the Present Time by James Grant Wilson (1876)
"MORTALITY. Oh! why should the spirit of mortal be proud ! Like a fast-flying meteor, a fast-flying ..."

3. The Curtiss Aviation Book by Glenn Hammond Curtiss, Augustus Post (1912)
"These are the men to drive fast-flying, single-passenger machines for speedy messenger service between detached bodies of troops, or to drive the heavy ..."

4. An Illustrated Treatise on the Art of Shooting: With Extracts from the Best by Charles Lancaster (1906)
"At 40 yards the shooter who desires to centre his charge of shot on a fast-flying bird travelling at right angles to the line of flight must aim rather more ..."

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