Definitions for quick

Definitions for (noun) quick

Main entry: quick

Definition: any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)

Definitions for (adj) quick

Main entry: agile, spry, quick, nimble

Definition: moving quickly and lightly

Usage: sleek and agile as a gymnast; as nimble as a deer; nimble fingers; quick of foot; the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it

Main entry: warm, quick

Definition: easily aroused or excited

Usage: a quick temper; a warm temper

Main entry: immediate, quick, prompt, straightaway

Definition: performed with little or no delay

Usage: an immediate reply to my letter; a prompt reply; was quick to respond; a straightaway denial

Main entry: speedy, quick

Definition: accomplished rapidly and without delay

Usage: was quick to make friends; his quick reaction prevented an accident; hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem; a speedy recovery; he has a right to a speedy trial

Main entry: quick, fast, flying

Definition: hurried and brief

Usage: paid a flying visit; took a flying glance at the book; a quick inspection; a fast visit

Main entry: quick, ready

Definition: apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity

Usage: a quick mind; a ready wit

Definitions for (adv) quick

Main entry: promptly, quick, quickly

Definition: with little or no delay

Usage: the rescue squad arrived promptly; come here, quick!

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