1happening or done quickly or without delay [= quick]:
a speedy recovery from injury
2a speedy car, boat etc goes fast [= fast]
The matter was speedily resolved.
WORD FOCUS: fast WORD FOCUS: fast moving very quickly:at high speed, like lightning, at top speed, flat out doing something quickly:quick, rapid, swift, prompt, speedy happening quickly:rapid, speedy, meteoric, at an alarming rate, in no time ➔ See alsofast
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.