adjective \ˈspē-dē\

: moving or able to move quickly : fast or quick

: happening quickly


Full Definition of SPEEDY

:  marked by swiftness of motion or action; also :  prompt 2
speed·i·ly \ˈspē-dəl-ē\ adverb
speed·i·ness \ˈspē-dē-nəs\ noun

Examples of SPEEDY

  1. They wished her a speedy recovery.
  2. <a speedy worker but not a very careful one, unfortunately>

First Known Use of SPEEDY

14th century

Rhymes with SPEEDY


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