[ oh-ver-kwik ]

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

Origin of overquick

First recorded in 1530–40; over- + quick

Other words from overquick

  • o·ver·quick·ly, adverb

Words Nearby overquick

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How to use overquick in a sentence

  • But at the top of the second stairs he was overquick for her.

    The Black Douglas | S. R. Crockett
  • Well—when men speak overquick and overfair, what is that but the toadstool that springs from their breath?

    Folle-Farine | Ouida
  • And one with a vile and overquick temper, as he had proved in Venice.