Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “fast lane”

fast lane

noun
 
 
the fast lane a situation in which a company or group is making progress very quickly, often more quickly than its competitors: Today's annual report proves that the corporation is well and truly back in the fast lane.
life in the fast lane a very busy and exciting way of life: Stress is often one of the downsides of life in the fast lane.
→  fast track
(Definition of fast lane from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of fast lane?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “fast lane”

Definitions of “fast lane” in other dictionaries

Translations of “fast lane”

Word of the Day

roost

When birds roost, they go somewhere to rest or sleep.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More