peel out(redirected from peel something out)
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Of a car or its driver, to accelerate to a very high speed after being stationary, especially when resulting in the wheels spinning in place and leaving skid marks on the ground. After ramming into my rear bumper, the other car just peeled out and sped away out of view. Peel out as soon as we're in the car—we should have a few minutes to get clear of the area before the cops show up.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
[for a driver] to speed off in a car with a screeching of tires. Dave got in his car and peeled out, waking the neighbors. I wish he would stop peeling out!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
To drive a vehicle away suddenly and quickly, especially by spinning and skidding the tires loudly: The angry teenager left the house quickly and peeled out of the driveway.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.