: He was fast shuffling me, but I caught him
[1891+; fr the deceptive shuffle of a cardsharp]
- Fast smear
fast smear n. A cytologic smear containing vaginal and cervical scrapings that are mixed, smeared, and fixed immediately.
[fast-tawk, fahst-] /ˈfæstˈtɔk, ˈfɑst-/ verb (used with object) 1. to persuade with facile argument, usually with the intention to deceive or to overwhelm rational objections: The salesperson tried to fast-talk me into buying a suit I didn’t want.
- Fast talker
noun phrase A person who engages in fast talk: Loose Manhattan from its moorings and let it float out to sea. Good-bye dirt, noise, crack dealers, street peddlers, fast talkers (1950s+)
noun 1. a type of domestic telegram sent at full rate with a minimum charge for 10 words or less and accepted for immediate delivery. 2. the service offering such a telegram.