hastily

adverb hast·i·ly \ ˈhā-stə-lē \
|Updated on: 17 Jul 2018

Definition of hastily

: in haste : hurriedly

Examples of hastily in a Sentence

  1. the hastily put together report contained a lot of errors

  2. the congresswoman hastily made her way towards the waiting elevator

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First Known Use of hastily

14th century

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hastily Synonyms

Antonyms

slow, slowly;

Phrases

a mile a minute, at full throttle, at full tilt, by leaps and bounds, in a hurry, in short order, like a shot, like gangbusters, like wildfire;


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