Definition of hastily adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈheɪstɪli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈheɪstɪli//
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  1. 1very quickly, because you are in a hurry, especially when this has bad results synonym hurriedly She hastily changed the subject.
  2. 2too quickly, without giving enough thought Perhaps I spoke too hastily.