adverb. ['ˈheɪstəli'] in a hurried or hasty manner.
- -ly (English)
- -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- hasty (English)
- hastif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Words that Rhyme with Hastily
Example sentences of the word hastily
Guys who make a move on the first date are doing so hastily.
Quotes containing the word hastily
1. Don't order any of the faerie food,"said Jace, looking at her over the top of his menu. "It tends to make humans a little crazy. One minute you're munching a faerie plum, the next minute you're running naked down Madison Avenue with antlers on your head. Not,"he added hastily, "that this has ever happened to me.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones
2. Then you should say what you mean,"the March Hare went on. "I do,"Alice hastily replied; "at least--at least I mean what I say--that's the same thing, you know.""Not the same thing a bit!"said the Hatter. "You might just as well say that "I see what I eat"is the same thing as "I eat what I see"!
- Lewis Carroll
3. I knew, you would do me good, in some way, at some time;- I saw it in your eyes when I first beheld you: their expression and smile did not- (again he stopped)- did not (he proceeded hastily) strike delight to my very inmost heart so for nothing.
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre