posthaste


1post·haste

noun \ˈpōst-ˈhāst\

Definition of POSTHASTE

archaic
:  great haste

Origin of POSTHASTE

3post
First Known Use: 1545

2posthaste

adverb

: very quickly : with great speed

Full Definition of POSTHASTE

:  with all possible speed

Examples of POSTHASTE

  1. <ran posthaste for the doctor>

First Known Use of POSTHASTE

1569

3posthaste

adjective

Definition of POSTHASTE

obsolete
:  speedy, immediate <requires your…posthaste appearance — Shakespeare>

First Known Use of POSTHASTE

1604

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