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Definition of "speedy" []

  • Characterized by rapid motion; swift. (adjective)
  • Accomplished or arrived at without delay; prompt. See Synonyms at fast1. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "speedy" in a sentence
  • "Meanwhile, News International announced Friday that it had set up what it called a "speedy, cost-effective alternative to litigation" that would allow phone-hacking victims to apply for swift out-of-court settlements through a company Web site."
  • "Meanwhile, News International announced Friday that it had set up what it called a "speedy, cost-effective alternative to litigation" that would allow phone hacking victims to apply for swift out-of-court settlements through a company Web site."
  • "So will we be flying around in speedy solar-powered blimps sometime soon?"