Hasty

  • 1Hasty — Has ty (h[=a]s t[y^]), a. [Compar. {Hastier} ( t[i^]*[ e]r); superl. {Hastiest}.] [Akin to D. haastig, G., Sw., & Dan. hastig. See {Haste}, n.] 1. Involving haste; done, made, etc., in haste; as, a hasty retreat; a hasty sketch. [1913 Webster] 2 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2Hasty — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Hasty (Arkansas) Hasty (Colorado) Hasty (Georgia) Hasty (Kansas) Hasty (Minnesota) Hasty (North Carolina) Zerstörer der britischen Marine: HMS Hasty (1894) HMS Hasty (H24) Personen: James… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3Hasty — may refer to:* Hasty, Colorado, United States * HMS Hasty (1894), a Charger class destroyer * HMS Hasty (H24), an H class destroyer * Hasty (racehorse), an unconsidered competitor who finished fifth in the 1840 Grand NationalPeople with the… …

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  • 4hasty — mid 14c., speedy, quick, by 1500s replacing or nativizing earlier hastif (c.1300) eager, impetuous, from O.Fr. hastif speedy, rapid; forward, advanced; rash, impetuous (12c., Mod.Fr. hátif), from haste (see HASTE (Cf. haste)). Meaning requiring… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5hasty — hasty; un·hasty; …

    English syllables

  • 6hasty — [hās′tē] adj. hastier, hastiest [ME hasti < OFr hasti, hastif: see HASTE] 1. done or made with haste; quick; hurried [a hasty lunch] 2. done or made too quickly and with too little thought; rash; impetuous 3. short tempered 4. showing… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7hasty — index brief, careless, cursory, expeditious, heedless, hot blooded, ill advised, ill judged, impolitic …

    Law dictionary

  • 8hasty — 1 speedy, quick, expeditious, rapid, *fast, swift, fleet Analogous words: *agile, brisk, nimble: hurried, quickened (see SPEED vb) Contrasted words: *s!ow, deliberate, dilatory, leisurely, laggard 2 *precipitate, headlong, abrupt, impetuous,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9hasty — [adj] speedy; without much thought abrupt, agile, brash, breakneck*, brief, brisk, careless, chop chop*, cursory, eager, expeditious, fast, fiery, fleet, fleeting, foolhardy, harefooted*, headlong, heedless, hurried, illadvised, impatient,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10hasty — ► ADJECTIVE (hastier, hastiest) ▪ done or acting with haste; hurried. DERIVATIVES hastily adverb hastiness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11hasty — [[t]he͟ɪsti[/t]] hastier, hastiest 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A hasty movement, action, or statement is sudden, and often done in reaction to something that has just happened. One company is giving its employees airplane tickets in the event they… …

    English dictionary

  • 12hasty — hastily, adv. hastiness, n. /hay stee/, adj., hastier, hastiest. 1. moving or acting with haste; speedy; quick; hurried. 2. made or done with haste or speed: a hasty visit. 3. unduly quick; precipitate; rash: a hasty decision. 4. brief; fleeting; …

    Universalium

  • 13hasty — hast|y [ˈheısti] adj 1.) done in a hurry, especially with bad results = ↑hurried ▪ He soon regretted his hasty decision. ▪ a hasty breakfast 2.) be hasty to do something too soon, without careful enough thought ▪ Let s not be hasty sit down for a …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14hasty — UK [ˈheɪstɪ] / US adjective Word forms hasty : adjective hasty comparative hastier superlative hastiest 1) done in a hurry because you do not have much time a hasty inspection 2) doing things in a hurry, without careful planning or thought She… …

    English dictionary

  • 15hasty — hast•y [[t]ˈheɪ sti[/t]] 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[/ex] 3) precipitate; rash: a hasty decision[/ex] 4) brief; fleeting; superficial: a hasty… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16hasty — /ˈheɪsti/ (say haystee) adjective (hastier, hastiest) 1. moving or acting with haste; speedy; quick; hurried. 2. made or done with haste or speed: a hasty visit. 3. unduly quick in movement or action; precipitate; rash: hasty reply. 4. done with… …

    Australian-English dictionary