- a game or competition in which the winner is the quickest person to draw a handgun from a holster and sometimes to fire it and hit a target.
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Examples from the Web for quick draw
Mark McKinnon on how our quick-draw culture makes for bad politics.Libya, Egypt Crises Demand Thought, Not Quick Political Shots
September 12, 2012
I've seen men who could shoot well on liquor, but not quick-draw stuff.Four-Day Planet
Henry Beam Piper