adjective (speedier; -est) Date: 14th century marked by swiftness of motion or action; also prompt 2 Synonyms: see fastspeedily adverbspeediness noun

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  • Speedy — can mean:In comics*Speedy (comics), either of two DC Comics superheroes, fictional characters that have each served as teenaged sidekicks for the Green Arrow.Other fictional characters*Speed Buggy, an anthropomorphic, fiberglass Dune Buggy, often …   Wikipedia

  • Speedy — Speed y ( [y^]), a. [Compar. {Speedier}; superl. {Speediest}.] [AS. sp[=e]dyg.] Not dilatory or slow; quick; swift; nimble; hasty; rapid in motion or performance; as, a speedy flight; on speedy foot. [1913 Webster] I will wish her speedy strength …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Speedy — bezeichnet: eine Automarke, siehe Speedy (Automarke) eine Liegedreirad, siehe Windcheetah einen Sänger, siehe Speedy (Sänger) einen Stummfilm, siehe Straßenjagd mit Speedy Aussprache eines experimentellen Sitzungsprotokolls von Google, siehe SPDY …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Speedy — puede referirse a: Speedy (Movistar), acceso a Internet, tanto a usuarios finales como mayorista para otros ISP. Speedy Gonzalez, personaje animado de la serie Looney Tunes. Speedy (Personaje), personaje de DC Comics, aprendiz de Flecha Verde.… …   Wikipedia Español

  • speedy — (adj.) O.E. spedig prosperous, wealthy; meaning moving swiftly is from late 14c., from SPEED (Cf. speed) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Speedily; speediness. Speedy Gonzales, Warner Brothers studios cartoon mouse, debuted in 1953 short directed by Bob …   Etymology dictionary

  • speedy — (izg. spȋdī) prid. <indekl.> DEFINICIJA žarg. okretni, dinamični, brzi, ob. kao opis uz ime ili imenicu [speedy Gonzales] ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • speedy — [spēd′ē] adj. speedier, speediest 1. characterized by speed of motion; rapid; swift 2. without delay; quick; prompt [a speedy reply] SYN. FAST1 speedily adv. speediness n …   English World dictionary

  • speedy — index brief, cursory, expeditious, immediate (at once), instant, instantaneous, perfunctory, precipitate …   Law dictionary

  • speedy — expeditious, quick, swift, fleet, rapid, *fast, hasty Analogous words: brisk, nimble, *agile: prompt, *quick, ready Antonyms: dilatory …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • speedy — [adj] fast, quick accelerated, agile, alacritous, breakneck, brisk, expeditious, express, fleet, harefooted, hasty, headlong, hurried, immediate, lissome, lively, nimble, precipitate, prompt, quick fire, rapid, rapid fire, ready, snappy, summary …   New thesaurus

  • speedy — ► ADJECTIVE (speedier, speediest) 1) done or occurring quickly. 2) moving quickly. DERIVATIVES speedily adverb speediness noun …   English terms dictionary

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