- fittingly or appropriately timed; opportune; timely: a well-timed demand for new legislation.
Origin of well-timed
First recorded in 1625–35
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Examples from the Web for well-timed
Titanic has sometimes made $50,000 in a few weeks of well-timed chipping and putting at golf resorts.Portrait of the Consummate Con Man
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Like Stealth Wear, the Off Pocket received a well-timed boost from the news.The OFF Pocket Is a Pouch That Takes Your Phone Off the Grid
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He took on the unions that were again attempting to extort New Yorkers with well-timed strikes.‘Hizzoner’ Ed Koch, Three-Term Mayor of New York, Dies at 88
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It was only a well-timed grab to the chest area that kept her upright.
The most obvious example of special-interest pandering was his well-timed “evolution” favoring gay marriage.The Tribal Election: Barack Obama Turns to the Karl Rove Playbook
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Eastern Roumelia was united to Bulgaria proper by a bold and well-timed stroke.Bulgaria
In any case, the plot had been well-timed and elaborately thought out.The Stretton Street Affair
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This well-timed present produced all the good effects that could be wished.
This well-timed exclamation of mine, I perceived, did not fail to have its weight.The Pacha of Many Tales
The other ladies all made original, excellent and well-timed addresses.
- happening or scheduled to happen at an appropriate or suitable time
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