[fast-moo-ving, fahst-]


moving or capable of moving at high speed.
(of a novel, play, or the like) having sustained action and interest with events following one another rapidly; lively in plot.

Origin of fast-moving

First recorded in 1930–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of fast-moving

Historical Examples of fast-moving

  • The stedfast rainbow in the fast-moving, fast-hurrying hail-mist!

    Anima Poet

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • “It looks like rain to me,” Louise declared, scanning the fast-moving clouds.

    Saboteurs on the River

    Mildred A. Wirt

  • To have leaped from the fast-moving train among the rocks which lined the right of way, would have been fatal.


    Edwin A. Brown

  • If he is right it is inevitable that time, fast-moving or slow-moving, must influence the conception of events.

  • It was about all he could do to keep up with the fast-moving column and avoid failing still further to the rear.