Definition of like the wind in English:

like the wind

phrase

  • Very quickly.

    ‘she ran like the wind back to the house’
    • ‘For some reason I still felt a need to salvage some dignity, so I ran like the wind.’
    • ‘Just over 40 years ago, at a students' sports meet on a lovely summer day, he ran like the wind, and shone like a star.’
    • ‘This is all that is left of the glory days, when she ran like the wind all over the world.’
    • ‘Mind you, I'm aiming to run like the wind to get to that finishing post first.’
    • ‘Jo had the talent, and could run like the wind.’
    • ‘Take the best horse from my stable and ride like the wind.’
    • ‘He runs like the wind and has the moral outrage of a man who believes it is his duty to save the world.’
    • ‘He moved like the wind, launching a full-out attack.’
    • ‘And then something clicked in my brain and I began to run like the wind.’
    • ‘Sun spiders are also know as windspiders and windscorpions so called because they can run like the wind.’