a book, story, movie, etc., usually trivial in quality, requiring only a short time to produce.
a quickly consumed alcoholic drink.
anything taking only a short time, especially a hurried sexual encounter.
done, made, assembled, etc., quickly or hurriedly: I'll fix a quickie meal after I get home from the office.
achieved or acquired with a minimum of formality: a quickie divorce.
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How to use quickie in a sentence
We’re in a pandemic with more isolation, and instead of men trying to make emotional connections, they want a quickie.
There was Spears’s quickie Vegas wedding in 2004, which lasted only 55 hours total.Why Britney Spears’s fans are convinced she’s being held captive | Constance Grady | November 11, 2020 | Vox
With its decades-long history of offering quickie hitches and divorces, marriage has long been a big business in Nevada.
And if Washington were to push the “victors” into a quickie election, the result probably would be the same, an MB victory.Leslie H. Gelb on the Democracy-Elections Trap in Egypt | Leslie H. Gelb | July 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jurors are usually cautious in a circumstantial case, as was clear from the quickie nature of their verdict.
When I refused a quickie divorce on his terms, he served me with divorce papers filled with baseless complaints.
She was on her way home from one of the quickie divorce courts on Terra and was celebrating her marital emancipation.Lone Star Planet | Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
This is a quickie Rum Tum Tiddy, without any onion, a poor, housebroken version of the original.The Complete Book of Cheese | Robert Carlton Brown
This authentic quickie is started by cooking the garlic in butter until the butter is melted.The Complete Book of Cheese | Robert Carlton Brown
British Dictionary definitions for quickie
Also called (esp Brit): quick one a speedily consumed alcoholic drink
anything made, done, produced, or consumed rapidly or in haste
(as modifier): a quickie divorce; a quickie ceremony
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