Definition Of quick


(of a person) prompt to understand, think, or learn; intelligent.

it was quick of him to spot the mistake

at a fast rate; quickly.

he'll find some place where he can make money quicker

moving fast or doing something in a short time.

some children are particularly quick learners

the soft, tender flesh below the growing part of a fingernail or toenail.

You'll enjoy the movie if your idea of a good time is sitting glued to the edge of your seat chewing your fingernails down to the quick .

those who are living.

the quick and the dead

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Example Of quick

  • A quick response by police resulted in the swift arrest of two youths.

  • A quick student, she memorised entire scripts and soon learned how to cry or laugh on command.

  • All over Britain, parental nails are being chewed down to the quick .

  • And it is that a company can play quick and fast with procedural rules, and escape action.

  • Andy Reid is a marvellous player; skilful, intelligent, and quick in thought and action.

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