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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Related Words for well-timed

auspicious, favorable, opportune, seasonable

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adjective (well timed when postpositive)

happening or scheduled to happen at an appropriate or suitable time
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