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.
- In 1750 he published at Cambridge a work of some eighty pages entitled A Treatise of Artificial Magnets, in which is shown an easy and expeditious method of making them superior to the best natural ones.
- 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.