Another word for barrel
over a barrel
at one's mercy, between a rock and a hard place*, in trouble; see beaten 1.
Another word for barrelnoun
A great deal:abundance, mass, mountain, much, plenty, profusion, wealth, world. (Informal) heap, lot, pack, peck2, pile. (Regional) power, sight. See big
To move swiftly:bolt, bucket, bustle, dart, dash, festinate, flash, fleet, flit, fly, haste, hasten, hurry, hustle, pelt2, race, rocket, run, rush, sail, scoot, scour2, shoot, speed, sprint, tear1, trot, whirl, whisk, whiz, wing, zip, zoom. (Informal) hotfoot, rip. (Slang) highball. (Chiefly British) nip1. Idioms: get a move on, get cracking, go like lightning, go like the wind, hotfoot it, make haste, make time, make tracks, run like the wind, shake a leg, step (or jump) on it. See move