Speedy meaning

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Characterized by rapid motion; swift.
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Characterized by speed of motion; rapid; swift.
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Without delay; quick; prompt.

A speedy reply.

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See SPDY.
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Characterized by a rapid or swift motion.
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Accomplished or arrived at without delay; prompt.
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Origin of speedy

  • From Middle English spedi, from Old English spÄ“diÄ¡ (“having good speed, lucky, prosperous; having means, wealthy, opulent, rich in material wealth; rich in, abounding in, abundant, plenteous, copious; powerful"), from Proto-Germanic *spōdigaz (“successful, hurried"), equivalent to speed +"Ž -y. Cognate with Scots spedie (“speedy"), Dutch spoedig (“speedy, swift, rapid, quick"), German sputig, spudig (“industrious, speedy").

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