Definition of speedy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈspēdē/

adjective (speedier, speediest)

1Done or occurring quickly: a speedy recovery
More example sentences
  • All his family and many friends hope to see Denny up and about again really soon and wish him a quick and speedy recovery to full health.
  • Paddy is missed by his many neighbours and friends and we all wish him a very speedy recovery and say hurry up and come home.
  • She is wished a speedy recovery and a quick return to the weekly card game.
2Moving quickly: a speedy center fielder
informal nippy, zippy, peppy
literary fleet



Pronunciation: /ˈspēdēnəs/
Example sentences
  • The first is to raise its game in the speediness and clarity of Scottish economic statistics.
  • If you haven't got too much experience, what you can offer is low costs and speediness.
  • On the face of it, a lapse of time of more than four months appears incompatible with the notion of speediness.

Words that rhyme with speedy

beady, greedy, needy, reedy, seedy, tweedy, weedy

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Syllabification: speed·y

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