propelled by a jet engine or engines.
Informal. having a force or speed suggesting something propelled by a jet engine; fast or powerful.
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How to use jet-propelled in a sentence
A jet-propelled omnibus that travelled over the roofs of the buildings, Alan thought.Starman's Quest | Robert Silverberg
Once things started to move with Steve Ames, they moved strictly jet-propelled.The Caves of Fear | John Blaine
The air bubble, however, even with its jet-propelled platform, also proved inadequate for the research job.Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung | Victor Appleton
The spear pointing straight toward Mallory's breastplate had something of the aspect of a jet-propelled flagpole.A Knyght Ther Was | Robert F. Young
And the irascible officer thundered through the door like a jet-propelled tank!Danger in Deep Space | Carey Rockwell
British Dictionary definitions for jet-propelled
driven by jet propulsion
informal very fast
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