time·​ous ˈtī-məs How to pronounce timeous (audio)
chiefly Scotland and South Africa
: timely
timeously adverb

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1520, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of timeous was circa 1520

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Cite this Entry

“Timeous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/timeous. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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