What does speedy mean?

Definitions for speedy
ˈspi dispeedy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rapid, speedyadjective

    characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed

    "a rapid movement"; "a speedy car"; "a speedy errand boy"

  2. quick, speedyadjective

    accomplished rapidly and without delay

    "was quick to make friends"; "his quick reaction prevented an accident"; "hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem"; "a speedy recovery"; "he has a right to a speedy trial"


  1. speedyadjective

    Characterized by a rapid or swift motion.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Speedyadjective

    Quick; swift; nimble; quick of dispatch.

    Etymology: from speed.

    How near’s the other army?
    - Near, and on speedy foot: the main descry
    Stands on the hourly thought. William Shakespeare, King Lear.

    Back with speediest sail
    Zophiel, of cherubim the swiftest wing,
    Came flying. John Milton, Paradise Lost.

    Let it be enough what thou hast done,
    When spotted deaths ran arm’d through ev’ry street,
    With poison’d darts, which not the good could shun,
    The speedy could outfly, or valiant meet. Dryden.


  1. speedy

    Speedy generally refers to something or someone moving quickly, or capable of moving, acting, or happening quickly. In another sense, it can also refer to a process or task being accomplished in a relatively short amount of time or happening without delay.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Speedy

    not dilatory or slow; quick; swift; nimble; hasty; rapid in motion or performance; as, a speedy flight; on speedy foot

  2. Etymology: [AS. spdyg.]


  1. Speedy

    Speedy is a Puerto Rican Reggaeton artist. In 2005, he released a remix of the single "Siéntelo" which was originally recorded for the 2001 various artists compilation, Sandunguero by DJ Blass. The remix featured Lumidee and hit the Top 10 in Belgium, Finland, France, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Other artists he has worked with include Plan B, Daddy Yankee and Lito & Polaco. Speedy is currently working on new mixtapes for his label Yoko-Joe Records.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Speedy is ranked #38532 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Speedy surname appeared 574 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Speedy.

    96.1% or 552 total occurrences were White.
    2.9% or 17 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of speedy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of speedy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of speedy in a Sentence

  1. Larry Youngner:

    Now that the remainder of Lt. Cmdr. Lin's case has been referred to a court-martial, we request a speedy trial on the merits.

  2. Ivan Zhdanov:

    We know that he is in a serious condition. Doctors are now doing what is necessary. In Omsk, the best doctors are involved in this case, they hold consultations with specialists from Moscow. Of course, like for any citizen of our country, we wish him a speedy recovery.

  3. Ian Hudson:

    Honestly, I think the armorer, as pressed as she was for time, was doing a fantastic job, i even overheard [director] Joel Souza praise her a couple of times for being as safe as she was and as consistent — and speedy, too, keeping up with the rushed schedule.

  4. Paul Pelosi:

    No one deserves to be assaulted, unlike Nancy Pelosi’s daughter who celebrated my assault, I condemn this attack and wish Mr. Pelosi a speedy recovery.

  5. Dan Abrams:

    His fellow officers called him Speedy because a lot of them had trouble pronouncing his last name, and also because we was fast responding to calls, our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and colleagues.

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