greased lightning(redirected from greased-lightning)
1. Someone or something that moves extremely fast. Wow, that car just blew past me—it's moving like greased lightning! When I take tests, I speed through them like greased lightning, so I'm sure I'll be the first one done.
2. slang Liquor that is especially strong. Wow, that greased lightning really got to me—I barely remember last night at all.
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1. n. strong liquor. This greased lightning of yours nearly blew my head off.
2. n. something fast or powerful. That kid can run like greased lightning.
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