Definition of expediently in US English:



  • See expedient

    • ‘It is to be hoped that such allegations would be dealt with expediently.’
    • ‘That method which can most expediently save life, and guarantee a better quality of life for all sides must be chosen.’
    • ‘We were doing exactly what the federal government was planning to do except more expediently.’
    • ‘This can be done expediently if the political will exists.’
    • ‘They view territory expediently, as a base from which they can organise their campaigns and plot their attacks.’