The definition of punctual is on time or not late.(adjective)
An example of punctual is a person who promises to arrive at 2 and who arrives at 2.
See punctual in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < ML punctualis < L punctus, a point
See punctual in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, sharp-pointed
Origin: , from Medieval Latin pūnctuālis
Origin: , from Latin pūnctum, point
Origin: , from neuter past participle of pungere, to prick; see pungent.
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