Meaning of “catapult” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /ˈkætəpʌlt/
catapult sb/sth into/out/through, etc

to make someone or something move through the air very quickly and with great force:

[ often passive ] When the two cars collided, he was catapulted out of his seat.
catapult sb to stardom/into the lead, etc

to make someone suddenly very famous/successful, etc

(Definition of “catapult verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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