Translation of lickety-split in Spanish:

lickety-split

Pronunciation: /ˌlɪkətiˈsplɪt/

adverb/adverbio

(American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar]
  • 1.1 (full speed) a todo lo que da [colloquial/familiar], a todo gas [colloquial/familiar]
    More example sentences
    • Before you go from 5K runner to marathoner lickety-split, you'll have to address the second tenet of neuromuscular training: teaching your mind to push through pain, because - we won't lie to you - there's a lot of it.
    • And yet he's had a very sunny disposition, telling great stories about how everybody is moving through lickety-split.
    • The man should be lauded for wanting to get places lickety-split.
    1.2 (right away) en menos de lo que canta un gallo

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