run at full pelt

run fast, run quickly

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • pelt — [[t]pe̱lt[/t]] pelts, pelting, pelted 1) N COUNT: usu pl The pelt of an animal is its skin, which can be used to make clothing or rugs. ...a bed covered with beaver pelts. ...rapidly diminishing suppliers of furs and pelts. Syn: hide 2) VERB If… …   English dictionary

  • pelt — I UK [pelt] / US verb Word forms pelt : present tense I/you/we/they pelt he/she/it pelts present participle pelting past tense pelted past participle pelted 1) [transitive] to throw objects with force at someone or something pelt… …   English dictionary

  • pelt — pelt1 [pelt] v [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Origin unknown] 1.) [T] to attack someone by throwing a lot of things at them pelt sb with sth ▪ The marchers were pelted with rocks and bottles. 2.) [I and T] to be raining very heavily →↑pour ▪ Rain… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pelt — 1 verb 1 (T) to attack someone by throwing a lot of things at them: pelt sb with sth: The Senator was pelted with rotten eggs. 2 it is pelting down/it is pelting with rain used to mean that it is raining very heavily 3 (intransitive always +… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pelt — pelt1 verb 1》 hurl missiles at. 2》 (pelt down) (of rain, hail, or snow) fall very heavily. 3》 run very quickly. noun archaic an act of pelting. Phrases (at) full pelt as fast as possible. Origin C15: of unknown origin. pelt2 nou …   English new terms dictionary

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