Word "EXPEDIENT" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one

Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
appropriate to a purpose; practical
Examples:
in the circumstances it was expedient to express loyalty

Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
serving to promote your interest
Examples:
was merciful only when mercy was expedient

Crossword Clues for EXPEDIENT

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Clue Source Date
Beneficial manoeuvre The Times Cryptic 16 May 2022
Suitable exercises cut out in old books The Telegraph Cryptic 22 Dec 2021
Former writer accepting end, tense, is suitable The Telegraph Cryptic 20 Mar 2021
Former sweetheart purchases sink with new device The Telegraph Cryptic 12 Sep 2019
Convenient means to remove mass from old gable The Telegraph Toughie 23 Apr 2019
Advantageous The Sun Two Speed 03 Nov 2018
Old and deep tin used as suitable The Sun Two Speed 03 Nov 2018
Practical divorcee exercises with nuts originally in regimen The Telegraph Cryptic 03 Oct 2018
Old fusspot forgetting answer -- that is coming in handy The Telegraph Cryptic 30 Jun 2018
Convenient and effective Newsday 13 May 2017
Convenient and practical The Telegraph Quick 20 Aug 2016
Opportune The Telegraph Quick 30 Dec 2015
Convenient, practical The Times Concise 23 Nov 2015
Serving to promote one's interest The Telegraph General Knowledge 04 Oct 2015
Suitable edge missing in trial surrounding princess The Telegraph Toughie 11 Sep 2015
Suitable or appropriate Irish Times Simplex 12 Mar 2015
Politic
Means to an end.
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