Meaning of “fast-forward” in the English Dictionary


"fast-forward" in English

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fast-forwardverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˌfɑːstˈfɔː.wəd/ us /ˌfæstˈfɔːr.wɚd/

If you fast-forward a recording, or if it fast-forwards, you make it play at very high speed so that you get to the end or a later part more quickly:

I hate this song - I'll fast-forward to the next one.
The tape jammed while I was fast-forwarding it.

(Definition of “fast-forward” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)