speedy

[ spee-dee ]
/ ˈspi di /

adjective, speed·i·er, speed·i·est.

characterized by speed; rapid; swift; fast.
coming, given, or arrived at quickly or soon; prompt; not delayed: a speedy recovery.

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Origin of speedy

First recorded in 1325–75, speedy is from the Middle English word spedy.See speed, -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for speedy

speedy
/ (ˈspiːdɪ) /

adjective speedier or speediest

characterized by speed of motion
done or decided without delay; quick

Derived forms of speedy

speedily, adverbspeediness, noun
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