Definition of fast lane in English:

fast lane

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noun

  • 1A lane of a motorway or dual carriageway for use by traffic that is overtaking or moving more quickly than the rest.
    More example sentences
    • Speeding should be left on the race track not the local high housing estate or the fast lane of the motorway.
    • If there is someone slower than you already overtaking in the middle lane you move into the fast lane.
    • One morning I saw a guy galloping down the fast lane of the motorway on a horse!
  • 1.1A situation in which life is hectic or highly pressured: his face showed the strain of a life lived in the fast lane [as modifier]: a youth culture of fast-lane living

Phrases

life in the fast lane

An exciting and eventful lifestyle, especially one bringing wealth and success: he’s shunning life in the fast lane for the green grass of home

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