Definition of timeous in English:

timeous

adjective

Scottish
  • In good time; sufficiently early.

    ‘ensure timeous completion and posting of applications’
    • ‘The situation is one of farce but it is of your own making as you have been and still are unable to comply with the basis of providing a timeous supply of good quality material.’
    • ‘I do not think that a more timeous pleading of the point would have altered the way in which the case has in fact been prepared for trial.’
    • ‘This allows for early detection of trends and this in turn allows for timeous changes in health strategies.’
    • ‘Relevant, sufficient, accurate and timeous data has to be collected to make informed decisions.’
    • ‘Justice must be done, but most crucially it must be timeous as well.’

Pronunciation:

timeous

/ˈtʌɪməs/