Examples from the Web for quickie
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|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
British Dictionary definitions for quickie
- anything made, done, produced, or consumed rapidly or in haste
- (as modifier)a quickie divorce; a quickie ceremony
Word Origin and History for quickie
"sex act done hastily," 1940, from quick (adj.) + -ie. As "alcoholic drink meant to be taken hurriedly," from 1941 (quick one in this sense from 1928). From 1926 as "motion picture made in a short time."