Something or someone extraordinarily fast; a BLUE STREAK: He got out of there like greased lightning (1848+)
There was not so much as the drawing of a breath then to be heard in the forecastle of the greased lightning.
Well, I guess when he starts the bully is greased lightning.
I don't expect matters to be settled like a flash of greased lightning, as Mr. Simpson says.
As soon as he spots you he'll be off quicker than greased lightning.
When the male has the luck to escape he disappears like a flash, goes down his thread like greased lightning.
"Uncle Cliff says he is 'greased lightning' with a lariat," said Blue Bonnet.
Yes, and as soon as I saw what It meant, I gave the alarm; but the devil disappeared like greased lightning.
Some quails, but all top-knotted, and wild as greased lightning.
The next moment she was lifted on to the back of greased lightning.
About how fast can that streak of greased lightning travel, any way?