Something or someone extraordinarily fast; a BLUE STREAK: He got out of there like greased lightning (1848+)
There was not so much as the drawing of a breath then to be heard in the forecastle of the greased lightning.
"Uncle Cliff says he is 'greased lightning' with a lariat," said Blue Bonnet.
I don't expect matters to be settled like a flash of greased lightning, as Mr. Simpson says.
Well, I guess when he starts the bully is greased lightning.
When the male has the luck to escape he disappears like a flash, goes down his thread like greased lightning.
As soon as he spots you he'll be off quicker than greased lightning.
Yes, and as soon as I saw what It meant, I gave the alarm; but the devil disappeared like greased lightning.
Some quails, but all top-knotted, and wild as greased lightning.
The next moment she was lifted on to the back of greased lightning.
About how fast can that streak of greased lightning travel, any way?