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adv. & adj. Informal
At breakneck speed: "The journey back he made along the coast road, traveling hell-for-leather" (Idival Jones).
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1. characterized by reckless determination or breakneck speed: a hell-for-leather chase.adv.
2. in a hell-for-leather manner; hellbent.
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|Adv.||1.||hell-for-leather - at breakneck speed; "they were travelling hell-for-leather"|
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Informal. In a rapid way:
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