An example of expeditious used as an adjective is the phrase "expeditious clean up," which means clean up that was done very quickly and well.
(comparative more expeditious, superlative most expeditious)
expedite + -ous
- The broad expanse of prairie-land in the western provinces of Canada is well suited for the cheap and expeditious building of railways.
- Volumetric methods are more expeditious and require less apparatus.
- Still more expeditious is the use of a planimeter, such as Captain Prytz's " Hatchet Planimeter," which yields fairly accurate results, or G.
- The more expeditious method is of course to lay down turf, which should be free from weeds, and is cut usually in strips of i ft.
- In 1796 a special ordinance reformed the whole system of judicial procedure, making it cheaper and more expeditious; while the toll ordinance of the 1st of February 1797 still further extended the principle of free trade.