Definitions for hastyˈheɪ sti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hast•yˈheɪ sti(adj.)hast•i•er, hast•i•est.

  1. moving or acting with haste; speedy; hurried.

  2. made or done with haste or speed:

    a hasty visit.

  3. precipitate; rash:

    a hasty decision.

  4. brief; fleeting; superficial:

    a hasty glance.

  5. easily irritated or angered; irascible.

Origin of hasty:

1300–50; ME < MF hasti, hastif


Princeton's WordNet

  1. hasty, headlong(adj)

    excessively quick

    "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell"

  2. hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitant, precipitous(adj)

    done with very great haste and without due deliberation

    "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. hasty(adjective)ˈheɪ sti

    very quick or too hurried

    his hasty departure; Don't be so hasty to decide.


  1. hasty(Adjective)

    Acting in haste; being too hurried or quick. (e.g. Without much thinking about it they made a hasty decision to buy it.)

  2. Origin: hastif (Modern hâtif), from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hasty(noun)

    involving haste; done, made, etc., in haste; as, a hasty sketch

  2. Hasty(noun)

    demanding haste or immediate action

  3. Hasty(noun)

    moving or acting with haste or in a hurry; hurrying; hence, acting without deliberation; precipitate; rash; easily excited; eager

  4. Hasty(noun)

    made or reached without deliberation or due caution; as, a hasty conjecture, inference, conclusion, etc., a hasty resolution

  5. Hasty(noun)

    proceeding from, or indicating, a quick temper

  6. Hasty(noun)

    forward; early; first ripe


  1. Hasty

    Hasty is a census-designated place and a U.S. Post Office located in Bent County, Colorado, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 144. The Hasty Post Office has the ZIP Code 81044.

Anagrams of hasty

  1. sayth

Translations for hasty

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


done etc in a hurry

a hasty snack.

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