Speedy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspiːdi|  American pronunciation of the word speedy
Brit.  |ˈspiːdi|  British pronunciation of the word speedy

adjective

- characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed(syn: rapid)

a speedy car
a speedy errand boy

- accomplished rapidly and without delay(syn: quick)

hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem
a speedy recovery
he has a right to a speedy trial

Examples

They wished her a speedy recovery.

...a speedy worker but not a very careful one, unfortunately...

We wished him a speedy recovery.

I'll set a discount in return for a speedy sale.

hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem

he has a right to a speedy trial

...a spanking and speedy little horse...

The unlucky wight is doomed to speedy death.

he feared the speedy decline of all manhood

Word forms

adjective
comparative: speedier
superlative: speediest
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