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P.D.Q.

or PDQ

Informal.
1.
immediately; at once:
You'd better get started P.D.Q.
Origin of P.D.Q.
1870-1875
1870-75; p(retty) d(amn) q(uick)
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British Dictionary definitions for pdq

pdq

abbreviation
1.
pretty damn quick
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Word Origin and History for pdq

P.D.Q.

also pdq, initialism for pretty damn quick, attested from 1875.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for pdq

PDQ

adverb

Pretty damn quick (1875+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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