Definition of Post-haste

1. Adverb. As fast as possible; with all possible haste. "Send it to me post-haste"

Definition of Post-haste

1. Adverb. (alternative spelling of posthaste) ¹



2. Noun. A great hurry. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Post-haste

possums
possumwood
post
post-
post-apocalyptic
post-chaise
post-creole continuum
post-decrement
post-decremented
post-decrementing
post-decrements
post-exposure prophylaxes
post-exposure prophylaxis
post-feminism
post-free
post-haste (current term)
post-hole digger
post-humous
post-humously
post-impressionism
post-increment
post-incremented
post-incrementing
post-increments
post-it
post-it note
post-its
post-kinetic
post-lingual deafness
post-match

Literary usage of Post-haste

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"... still common as a verb, though not perhaps as a substantive ; tumultuous movement. The source of this our watch, and the chief head Of this post-haste, ..."

2. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1903)
"The practice of marking official and other letters with such phrases as ' For life,' or ' Post haste,' became common enough in the middle of the sixteenth ..."

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