View definitions for high-speed


adjective as in breakneck

adjective as in express

adjective as in jazzed-up

Discover More

Example Sentences

He felt his body grow limp (like one of those high-speed films of a flower wilting).

Authorities blame anarchists protesting a proposed high-speed rail line called TAV that will link Turin and Lyon, France.

The cops suspended the high-speed pursuit lest some innocent be killed.

This was before France had its network of high-speed trains.

Thankfully, I have a high-speed Internet connection, so my doom window was but fleeting.

These presented no serious hindrance to our attaining high speed, for we could tell just where to expect them.

Steam yachts having abnormally high speed are occasionally seen in a large yachting fleet.

Then they again raced their ponies at high speed in the hope of soon overtaking the Pawnees.

A further control of the high speed jet is provided by the fuel metering valve operated by the carbureter throttle.

Morey cut into a Northbound traffic level, moved into the high-speed lane, and eased in on the accelerator.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to high-speed, such as: headlong, rapid, at full tilt, dangerously fast, excessive, and flat out.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.