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flat out

adv. Informal
1. In a direct manner; bluntly: told me the truth flat out.
2. At top speed: running flat out.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.flat out - in a blunt direct manner; "he spoke bluntly"; "he stated his opinion flat-out"; "he was criticized roundly"
2.flat out - at top speed; "he ran flat out to catch the bus"; "he was off down the road like blue murder"

flat out

adverb
1. Informal. In a direct, positive manner:
adjectiveflat-out
Translations
بِسُرْعَةٍ وَنَشاط
na plné obrátkynejvyšší rychlostí
for fulde omdrejninger
mindent beleadva
af fullum krafti
bütün hızıyla

flat

(flӕt) adjective
1. level; without rise or fall. a flat surface.
2. dull; without interest. She spent a very flat weekend.
3. (of something said, decided etc) definite; emphatic. a flat denial.
4. (of a tyre) not inflated, having lost most of its air. His car had a flat tyre.
5. (of drinks) no longer fizzy. flat lemonade; (also adverb) My beer has gone flat.
6. slightly lower than a musical note should be. That last note was flat; (also adverb) The choir went very flat.
adverb
stretched out. She was lying flat on her back.
noun
1. (American aˈpartment) a set of rooms on one floor, with kitchen and bathroom, in a larger building or block. Do you live in a house or a flat?
2. (in musical notation) a sign (♭) which makes a note a semitone lower.
3. a level, even part. the flat of her hand.
4. (usually in plural) an area of flat land, especially beside the sea, a river etc. mud flats.
ˈflatly adverb
definitely; emphatically. She flatly denied it.
ˈflatten verb
(often with out) to make or become flat. The countryside flattened out as they came near the sea.
flat rate
a fixed amount, especially one that is the same in all cases. He charged a flat rate for the work.
flat out
as fast, energetically etc as possible. She worked flat out.
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