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
synonym study for quick
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
So now who is going to work harder so the growth shows itself the quickest?‘American Idol’ Bandleader Rickey Minor on His Favorite Performance and What It Takes to Win|Kevin Fallon|May 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Germany is probably the quickest, most attacking team—Ozil, Muller, Gotze and Reus go at teams like a squadron of fighter jets.Inside the World Cup Draw: Devastating for the U.S., Great for Brazil|Nico Hines|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But it would be the quickest way for her to plummet in the approval of the Burmese masses.
I told him that if he ever changed his mind, I would grant him the quickest, easiest divorce known to mankind.Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories|Harry Siegel|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Barring the cases where images are altered to deceive, photographs are often the most quickest way to introduce a story.
Kiss the barmaid, about the quickest and wickedest she ever heerd tell of, and then off to bed as sober as a judge.The Attache|Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Im getting into my bathrobe the quickest I can, and Doris kicked a shoe under the bed.Betty Lee, Freshman|David Goodger (email@example.com)
What, please, is the quickest and safest way of transposing from one key to another?Piano Playing|Josef Hofmann
Suddenly it occurred to him that the quickest way to trace her would be to secure the aid of an experienced detective.Kidnapped at the Altar|Laura Jean Libbey
Of all feathered creatures gulls are ever the quickest to discover food thrown accidentally in their way by man.The Land's End|W. H. Hudson
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