Synonyms for beeline

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This they can see for a long distance as he makes a beeline for his home.

He waggled his wings, then turned and made a beeline for the city.

Its almost a beeline, Andy, and the Racing Star is built for speed.

"We'd better head for the hotel on a beeline," Scotty suggested.

I made a beeline for the cook house while they did that and filled up for three.

I rushed through the camp, shooting to the left and right, but keeping a beeline after Powder Face and his rider.

In a wide circle they swung, climbing, climbing higher and higher, and then headed in a beeline straight toward the German tauben.

Beeline, the straightest possible line of route to a given point.

The bear reared up, gave a terrific growl and again shambled forward, this time making a beeline for the wagon.

"That they're there, and coming toward us on a beeline," Dave replied with a nod toward the approaching flying boats.

WORD ORIGIN

also bee-line, 1838, American English, from bee + line (n.), in reference to the supposed homing instinct of bees in the field.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BEELINE

as the crow flies

adverbshortest most direct route
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