- 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.
OTHER WORDS FOR quick
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Idioms about 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
How to use quick in a sentence
In Hollywood, one of the quickest ways to an award nomination is to be a straight man playing gay.Popular Novelist Ken Follett Is a Slightly Unlikely and Certainly Unsung Gay Icon|William O’Connor|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.Why Does Aung San Suu Kyi Not Speak Up?|Peter Popham|July 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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
Late one night, when taxi-cabs were scarce, he found that his quickest way to reach home would be by means of one of the tubes.Uncanny Tales|Various
Thirty-five years earlier (circa 1770), even the quickest stages were no speedier than the vans.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
Passengers, goods of high cost, and bills of exchange, move on the shortest and quickest lines of travel.
Home was very pleasant, but so was school, and it was difficult to say at which the time passed the quickest.Digby Heathcote|W.H.G. Kingston
Nobody had his clearest judgment and his quickest observation at command, when nervously exhausted.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
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
Other 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