Meaning of hell-for-leather


Pronunciation: (hel'fur-le'ur), [key]
— Informal. Informal.
  1. characterized by reckless determination or breakneck speed: The sheriff led the posse in a hell-for-leather chase.
  1. in a hell-for-leather manner; hellbent: motorcycles roaring hell-for-leather down the turnpike.
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