well-timed [wel-tahymd] ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for well-timed on Thesaurus.com adjective

  1. fittingly or appropriately timed; opportune; timely: a well-timed demand for new legislation.

Origin of well-timed First recorded in 1625–35 Related Words for well-timed auspicious, favorable, opportune, seasonable Examples from the Web for well-timed Contemporary Examples of well-timed

  • Titanic has sometimes made $50,000 in a few weeks of well-timed chipping and putting at golf resorts.

    Portrait of the Consummate Con Man

    John Lardner

    May 17, 2014

  • Like Stealth Wear, the Off Pocket received a well-timed boost from the news.

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  • He took on the unions that were again attempting to extort New Yorkers with well-timed strikes.

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    February 1, 2013

  • It was only a well-timed grab to the chest area that kept her upright.

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  • The most obvious example of special-interest pandering was his well-timed “evolution” favoring gay marriage.

    The Tribal Election: Barack Obama Turns to the Karl Rove Playbook

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  • Historical Examples of well-timed

  • Eastern Roumelia was united to Bulgaria proper by a bold and well-timed stroke.


    Frank Fox

  • In any case, the plot had been well-timed and elaborately thought out.

    The Stretton Street Affair

    William Le Queux

  • This well-timed present produced all the good effects that could be wished.

    The World’s Greatest Books, Volume 19


  • This well-timed exclamation of mine, I perceived, did not fail to have its weight.

    The Pacha of Many Tales

    Frederick Marryat

  • The other ladies all made original, excellent and well-timed addresses.

    History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)


  • British Dictionary definitions for well-timed well-timed adjective (well timed when postpositive)

    1. happening or scheduled to happen at an appropriate or suitable time

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