floor it

floor it

To drive as fast as possible. (Referring to the act of pushing the accelerator all the way to the floor of the car.) Floor it, or we'll never get to the airport on time!
See also: floor

floor it

Fig. to press down hard and fast on the accelerator of a vehicle. She floored it and sped off over the hill.
See also: floor
References in classic literature ?
When we occupy the first floor it takes an elaborate dinner at the Continental to give us the same amount of satisfaction.