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

First recorded in 1530–40; over- + quick
Related formso·ver·quick·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples of 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