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
The quick growth of Berkeley came to a fast halt with the San Francisco earthquake of 1906.Berkeley: A City That Fights for the Rights of All|LGBTQ-Editor|November 20, 2020|No Straight News
It’s more like quick questions that can be solved, and I tend to get quite a lot of that.Why is GoCardless COO Carlos Gonzalez-Cadenas pivoting to become a full-time VC?|Steve O'Hear|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
The quick history of Quartz is that the business news publisher was launched in 2012 by co-founders Seward and Kevin Delaney under Atlantic Media with the intention of covering the global economy.‘A start-up again’: New Quartz owner Zach Seward’s plan for longevity includes revenue innovation and reader support|Kayleigh Barber|November 20, 2020|Digiday
Safari on the MacBook Air is the quickest and snappiest web browsing experience I’ve ever had.Apple’s M1 chip makes the new MacBook Air shockingly good|Stan Horaczek|November 18, 2020|Popular Science
After all, if becoming world-class great were quick and easy, everyone would do it.What businesses slammed by the pandemic can learn from America’s champion car salesman|Geoffrey Colvin|November 17, 2020|Fortune
He weighed only 185 pounds, but he had killer instincts and rabbit quickness and the stamina of a mule.Football Great Bob Suffridge Wanders Through the End Zone of Life|Paul Hemphill|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Neurologist Oliver Sacks says the syndrome helps give the Team USA goalie ‘abnormal quickness.’
“Abnormal quickness,” Sacks told The Daily Beast on Wednesday.
“With so many more head cases, quickness is the key to survival and a productive life” after a devastating injury.Pronounced Dead in Vietnam, Lt. Bill Haneke Inspires Post-9/11 Veterans|Sandra McElwaine|November 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But questionable defense and lack of explosiveness and lateral quickness may cause Fredette to "fredette about it."
The sharpened faculties have something of a lawyer's quickness in detecting a flaw in the indictment.Children's Ways|James Sully
Born on March 29, 1769, he early distinguished himself by his precocity and his quickness of perception.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
His linguistic cleverness was a fair specimen of his general quickness of intellect.Overland|John William De Forest
Anxiety for the fate of a purse full of gold Napoleons of forty francs each gave redoubled quickness to his steps.Minnie's Pet Dog|Madeline Leslie
Among the former are acuteness and quickness of vision, the power of grasping complex subjects, and a good memory.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
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