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[ oh-ver-kwik ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˈkwɪk /


too quick: Let's not be overquick to criticize.

Nearby words

overprotect, overprotection, overprotective, overproud, overqualified, overquick, overrake, overran, overrate, overreach, overreact

Origin of overquick

First recorded in 1530–40; over- + quick
Related formso·ver·quick·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for overquick

  • And one with a vile and overquick temper, as he had proved in Venice.

    The Saracen: Land of the Infidel|Robert Shea
  • But at the top of the second stairs he was overquick for her.

    The Black Douglas|S. R. Crockett