hastily

adverb hast·i·ly \ ˈhā-stə-lē \
Updated on: 28 Nov 2017

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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