Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Timely.

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  • adj. in sufficient time; timely

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Timely; seasonable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See timous, timously.

Etymologies

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From earlier timous, from Middle English tymous, *tymwos, *tymwis ("early"), equivalent to time +‎ -wise. Cognate with Scots timeous ("timely").

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  • Scots - timely.

    December 26, 2007