adjective, quick·er, quick·est.
- endowed with life.
- having a high degree of vigor, energy, or activity.
- a line of shrubs or plants, especially of hawthorn, forming a hedge.
- a single shrub or plant in such a hedge.
adverb, quick·er, quick·est.
SYNONYMS FOR quick
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Idioms for quick
Origin of quick
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words often confused with quick
OTHER WORDS FROM quickquickness, nounun·quick, adjectiveun·quick·ly, adverbun·quick·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for quick
The quicker the finished product gets into the hardening cabinet, the smaller the ice crystals.
She told me to take the back roads because they were quicker.The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town|E. Jean Carroll|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Capone reached for his gun, but the barber was quicker with the razor.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull|Mark Jacobson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The quicker the country builds up the civilian institutional capacity it needs for long-term cyber security, the better.
By the fourth episode, I realized that since the show is only 21 minutes long, the quicker we read the lines the better.Alec Baldwin & Robert Carlock On How They Made '30 Rock' So Funny|Alec Baldwin, Robert Carlock|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I think she saw me—that my quicker change of place detached my shape sufficiently to make it discernible.The Flight of the Shadow|George MacDonald
Albinia found that Sophy's imagination bad been quicker than her own.The Young Step-Mother|Charlotte M. Yonge
In all our examples the slower the spin the quicker is the precession produced by given tilting forces.Spinning Tops|John Perry
I met him on the seashore and I was quicker than he in casting.Ulric the Jarl|William O. Stoddard
And the harder you want 'em the quicker you are on the grab.Torchy, Private Sec.|Sewell Ford
British Dictionary definitions for quick
- alive; living
- (as noun) living people (esp in the phrase the quick and the dead)
Derived forms of quickquickly, adverbquickness, noun
Word Origin for quick
Medical definitions for quick
Idioms and Phrases with quick
In addition to the idioms beginning with quick
- quick and the dead
- quick as a wink
- quick off the mark
- quick one, a
- quick on the draw
- quick on the uptake
- cut to the quick
- (quick) on the uptake