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English definition of “well timed”

well timed

adjective uk   us  
happening or caused to happen at a suitable or effective time: [before noun] A well-timed joke stopped the disagreement developing into something more serious.At the right time
(Definition of well timed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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