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1 quick /ˈkwɪk/ adjective
quicker; quickest
1 quick
/ˈkwɪk/
adjective
quicker; quickest
Learner's definition of QUICK
: done or happening in a short amount of time
: fast in thinking, learning, or understanding
: fast in moving or reacting
: tending to do something very quickly or too quickly followed by to + verb
: able to be done, obtained, or achieved easily and in a short amount of time

be quick on the draw

see 2draw

quick off the mark

see 1mark

the quick and the dead

literary
: living people and dead people

— quickness

noun [noncount]
2 quick /ˈkwɪk/ adverb
quicker; quickest
2 quick
/ˈkwɪk/
adverb
quicker; quickest
Learner's definition of QUICK
informal
: in a fast or quick manner : quickly
often used in combination
3 quick /ˈkwɪk/ noun
3 quick
/ˈkwɪk/
noun
Learner's definition of QUICK

cut (someone) to the quick

: to make (someone) very upset

the quick

: the very sensitive area of flesh under a fingernail or toenail
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