fast lane

fast lane
fast′ lane′
1) cvb trs the lane of a multilane roadway that is used by fast-moving vehicles
2) cvb any activity or pursuit that is high-pressured, competitive, and sometimes dissipated or dangerous
Etymology: 1965–70

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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