Definition of Pelt along
1. Verb. Move fast. "They pelt along up the hill"; "The cars raced down the street"
Generic synonyms: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel
Specialized synonyms: Barge, Push Forward, Thrust Ahead, Buck, Charge, Shoot, Shoot Down, Tear, Dart, Dash, Flash, Scoot, Scud, Shoot
Derivative terms: Rush, Rushing, Speed, Speed, Speeding
Also: Speed Up
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pelt Along
Literary usage of Pelt along
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. My Experiences of the War Between France and Germany by Archibald Forbes (1871)
""There was where we got the order to double," cried big Lieutenant von , "and didn't we pelt along!" "And didn't you puff and blow? ..."
2. Letters to Guy by Barker (Mary Anne) (1885)
"pelt along, darting among the trees, as hard as ever the horses can go. It is of no use whatever attempting to guide your steed. ..."
3. Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches. a Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of (1905)
"said Jim to his master, who, with Joe Belman, had come as hard as they could pelt along the high road. ' No, Jim,' was the reply. ..."