a shrewd action, especially when unscrupulous or dishonest; an unfair trick, deceitful practice, dishonest dealing, etc.: He pulled a fast one on me by paying me with a worthless check.
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fraud, deception, blackmail, hoax, deceit, shakedown, racket, extortion, rip-off, sham, scam, chicanery, trickery, swindle, malfeasance, immorality, infringement, infraction, dereliction, misdeed
- fast ice,
- fast lane,
- fast motion,
- fast neutron,
- fast of gedaliah,
- fast reactor,
- fast rhythm,
- fast smear,
- fast talk,
- fast telegram
Origin of fast one
An Americanism dating back to 1920–25
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