- characterized by speed; rapid; swift; fast.
- coming, given, or arrived at quickly or soon; prompt; not delayed: a speedy recovery.
Origin of speedy
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1. quick. 2. expeditious.
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Examples from the Web for speediest
The soccer player has got to be one of the speediest shirt rippers.Mario Balotelli, Brandi Chastain, David Beckham, and More Shirtless Athletes
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June 30, 2012
They were the speediest team in the country, and he had only three miles to go.The Law-Breakers
In any case, his was the speediest trip around the world ever made by man!Shipwreck in the Sky
The wish to be well, to live, an object to live for, are often the speediest restoratives.The Scalp Hunters
He only sees the misery of his neighbor and the speediest means of relieving him.The Aesthetical Essays
The speediest thoroughbred will sometimes run like a cart horse.Bert Wilson on the Gridiron
J. W. Duffield
- characterized by speed of motion
- done or decided without delay; quick
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Word Origin and History for speediest
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