Meaning of full-bore

full-bore

Pronunciation: (fool'bôr', -bōr'), [key]
— Informal. Informal.
—adj.
  1. moving or operating at the greatest speed or with maximum power.
—adv.
  1. to the fullest extent; with the greatest power, speed, force, etc.: The cars drove full-bore down the straightaway.
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