Definition of Lickety cut

1. Adverb. Without delay. "She tackled the job lickety-split"

Exact synonyms: Lickety Split



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lickety Cut

lickable
lickably
licked
licked clean
licked out
licked up
licker
lickerish
lickerishly
lickerishness
lickerishnesses
lickerous
lickers
licketh
lickety-split
lickety cut (current term)
lickety split
lickin'
licking
licking clean
licking out
licking up
lickings
lickle
lickpennies
lickpenny
lickpot
lickpots
licks
licks clean

Literary usage of Lickety cut

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1. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"lickety cut and lickety liner are also used. Lie. A lie out of whole cloth is an utter falsehood. In the second place, we are authorized by these gentlemen ..."

2. Historic Boston and Its Neighborhood by Edward Everett Hale (1898)
"Now just here, Paul, is where the schoolboys started on their coast, as dear Mr. Robins told me the story. "lickety cut—clear the lalla—clear the coast! ..."

3. Hearts Courageous by Hallie Erminie Rives (1902)
"Greased lightnin' couldn' ketch me! Whut yo' doin' heah, Mis' Anne ? Whar yo' been ?" "At Burwell's." "Yo' jes' ride lickety-cut down dar ..."

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