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Punctual Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • acting or arriving or performed exactly at the time appointed; "she expected guests to be punctual at meals"; "he is not a particularly punctual person"; "punctual payment"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Punctual'

  • Punctuality: complete a required task or fulfill an obligation before or at a previously designated time "Punctual" is often used synonym ously with "on time". ...
  • Punctualism: In simpler terms: "music that consists of separately formed particles—however complexly these may be composed—is called punctual music, as ...

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'Punctual' example sentence in quotations

* The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it. - Franklin P. Jones

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Punctual Sample Sentences in News

  • Miriam tells Drilon: Tell lawmakers to be punctual
    MANILA - Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago has requested Senate President Franklin Drilon to "send a gentle reminder" to the 12-person House panel to the Commission on Appointments (CA) foreign affairs committee to be punctual on next Wednesday's hearing. Read more on this news related to 'Punctual'
  • Punctual worker killed driving round faulty train crossing 'so he wouldn't be late'
    A worker days from retirement killed by a train was rushing over a level crossing so he wouldn't be late for the first time in 20 YEARS, an inquest heard. Read more on this news related to 'Punctual'
  • Transit lockout affecting Saskatoon health services
    Ryan Meili said he noticed the impact of the transit lockout days after bus service stopped. ​Meili is a doctor at the city's Westside Community Clinic. "When I had a patient who is usually quite punctual, usually makes it to all her appointments, she called to cancel saying she wasn't able to get to clinic because of no bus service," Meili  Read more on this news related to 'Punctual'

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