lightning fast

lightning fast

Incredibly fast; too quick to keep up with. Hyphenated if used before a noun. Did you see that martial arts expert? His kicks were lightning fast! My brother has a lightning-fast wit.
See also: fast, lightning
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Summary: Muscat: Former Pakistan cricket star Shoaib Akhtar will be bowling his lightning fast deliveries in .
New York was the site of my first world record, the track is lightning fast and the fans, well, they sat through an entire thunderstorm in 2008 just to watch the 100m so I know they appreciate speed.
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Lightning fast, it focuses on high kicks, hard punching, speed and agility.
Two lightning fast border collies and an equally talented mutt flew down the course, easily outdistancing their competing team.