full-tilt boogie

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full-tilt boogie

1. adverb At the highest capacity or level of performance possible. When I first bought the car it was a total hunk of junk, but after a few months of work, I've got it running full-tilt boogie. After a bit of a slump last year, our manufacturers are back to operating at full-tilt boogie.
2. adverb Very rapidly, recklessly, or with full abandon. When the police showed up, everyone darted full-tilt boogie out of the house.
3. noun An extreme level of performance, capacity, or energy. We've reached a full-tilt boogie in the office, with everyone working extra hours to get the project off the ground.
See also: boogie
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