Synonyms for speedy

Grammar : Adj
Spell : spee-dee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈspi di

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Définition of speedy

Origin :
  • Old English spedig "prosperous, wealthy;" meaning "moving swiftly" is from late 14c., from speed (n.) + -y (2). Related: Speedily; speediness. Speedy Gonzales, Warner Brothers studios cartoon mouse, debuted in 1953 short directed by Bob McKimson.
  • adj fast, quick
Example sentences :
  • Bail was denied to Marsh, Vasca and Joe, and for them a speedy trial was urged.
  • Extract from : « The Harbor » by Ernest Poole
  • Serge seemed a little surprised at this speedy termination of their sleep.
  • Extract from : « Abbe Mouret's Transgression » by Emile Zola
  • But if it be true, then is not the body liable to speedy dissolution?
  • Extract from : « Phaedo » by Plato
  • He knew that if he returned to Algiers there would be a speedy end to him.
  • Extract from : « The Sea-Hawk » by Raphael Sabatini
  • Were he again to lose his temper now, there would indeed be a speedy end to him.
  • Extract from : « St. Martin's Summer » by Rafael Sabatini
  • But darkness soon coming on put a speedy end to the conflict.
  • Extract from : « Three Years in the Federal Cavalry » by Willard Glazier
  • One cannot but desire that their extinction in these parts, which is certain, may be also speedy.
  • Extract from : « Six Letters From the Colonies » by Robert Seaton
  • Of course, the motor is absolutely invaluable for speedy transport.
  • Extract from : « War Letters of a Public-School Boy » by Paul Jones.
  • I saw only circling wake and waves like those behind a speedy motor-boat.
  • Extract from : « Tales of Fishes » by Zane Grey
  • And the Brigadier hopes you 'll be speedy with it, for you must reach Maltz by nightfall.
  • Extract from : « A Day's Ride » by Charles James Lever

Antonyms for speedy

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