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greased lightning

noun phrase

Something or someone extraordinarily fast; a BLUE STREAK: He got out of there like greased lightning (1848+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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