How to use posthaste in a sentence
It's not for nothing that we dispatched an elite group of Marines to Bengazi post haste.
I fled post-haste, and shall go straight to Sasha without stopping at Milan.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
The next day I went to Shilovsky, who is now working post-haste at my sketch.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
Sir Henry, who had heard about the offer from H., who is an intimate friend of his, came up post haste from Scotland.Passing By | Maurice Baring
Do you mean to go post-haste to the devil, gentlemen, by proposing that I should write such a sonata?Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826, Volume 1 of 2 | Lady Wallace
The man says, that his Lordship was so bad when he came away, that the family began to talk of sending for me in post haste.Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9) | Samuel Richardson
British Dictionary definitions for posthaste
with great haste; as fast as possible
archaic great haste
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Cultural definitions for posthaste
Immediately, with great speed: “Get the flood warning to the media posthaste.”
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