Timeliest
Timely Time"ly (t[imac]m"l[=e]), a. [Compar. {Timelier} (t[imac]m"l[=e]*[~e]r); superl. {Timeliest}.] 1. Being or occurring in good time; sufficiently early; seasonable. ``The timely dew of sleep.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Keeping time or measure. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • timeliest — time·ly || taɪmlɪ adj. opportune, well timed, convenient …   English contemporary dictionary

  • timely — [tīm′lē] adj. timelier, timeliest [ME tymeli < OE timlice: see TIME & LY1] 1. happening, done, said, etc. at a suitable time; well timed; opportune 2. Now Rare appearing in good time; early adv. 1 …   English World dictionary

  • Timelier — Timely Time ly (t[imac]m l[=e]), a. [Compar. {Timelier} (t[imac]m l[=e]*[ e]r); superl. {Timeliest}.] 1. Being or occurring in good time; sufficiently early; seasonable. The timely dew of sleep. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Keeping time or measure.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Timely — Time ly (t[imac]m l[=e]), a. [Compar. {Timelier} (t[imac]m l[=e]*[ e]r); superl. {Timeliest}.] 1. Being or occurring in good time; sufficiently early; seasonable. The timely dew of sleep. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Keeping time or measure. Spenser …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • timely — adjective (timelier, timeliest) done or occurring at a favourable or appropriate time. Derivatives timeliness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • timely — UK [ˈtaɪmlɪ] / US adjective Word forms timely : adjective timely comparative timelier superlative timeliest happening at the most suitable time Thanks to the UN s timely intervention, a crisis was avoided. in (a) timely manner/fashion: In timely… …   English dictionary

  • timely — /ˈtaɪmli / (say tuymlee) adjective (timelier, timeliest) 1. occurring at a suitable time; seasonable; opportune; well timed: a timely warning. 2. Obsolete early. –adverb 3. seasonably; opportunely. 4. Obsolete early or soon. –timeliness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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