Definition of “at full/half throttle” - English Dictionary

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“at full/half throttle” in British English

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at full/half throttle

at full/half speed or power:

He's working at full throttle (= as hard as he can) to get the job finished.
The captain of the boat had his engines at full throttle.

(Definition of “at full/half throttle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)