Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Accomplished with energy and dispatch; quick; speedy.

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Usage examples "expeditious":

  1. However I am not without hope that when he becomes a little better acquainted with republican enjoyment, he will amend his manners, and fall into a better and more expeditious mode of doing business." - "The True George Washington [10th Ed.]", Paul Leicester Ford.
  2. The proceedings were expeditious, and marked by a friendly and conscientious spirit. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
  3. No doubt, therefore, it was soon discovered that the most certain, as well as the most expeditious, way of making a sweet juice ferment was to add to it a little of the scum, or lees, of another fermenting juice. - "Critiques and Addresses", Thomas Henry Huxley.