Definition of speed-read in English:

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[with object]
Read rapidly by assimilating several phrases or sentences at once: I speed-read your last book
More example sentences
  • I slept well, and then I speed-read three books.
  • Since we left Hastings, Nathan's been sitting all alone, silently speed-reading the New Testament.
  • Convinced your life would be immeasurably improved if you could speed-read the Economist, Elle Deco and the Spectator, you take out multiple-subscriptions but are, of course, far too busy to read them.



Example sentences
  • I've had to become a speed-reader simply to feed this great big hole.
  • Just be careful not to let speed-readers in the group spoil plot twists for others.
  • I couldn't have read a book that I wasn't enjoying so quickly, and I typically honored myself as a speed-reader.

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