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Quick meaning

quick - 15 dictionary results

  1. 1. Pregnant; with child.
  2. 2. Characterized by life or liveliness; animated; sprightly; agile; brisk; ready.
  3. 3. Speedy; hasty; swift; not slow; as, be quick.
  4. 4. Impatient; passionate; hasty; eager; eager; sharp; unceremonious; as, a quick temper.
  5. 5. Fresh; bracing; sharp; keen.
  6. 6. Sensitive; perceptive in a high degree; ready; as, a quick ear.
  7. 7. In a quick manner; quickly; promptly; rapidly; with haste; speedily; without delay; as, run quick; get back quick.
  8. 8. That which is quick, or alive; a living animal or plant; especially, the hawthorn, or other plants used in making a living hedge.
  9. 9. The life; the mortal point; a vital part; a part susceptible of serious injury or keen feeling; the sensitive living flesh; the part of a finger or toe to which the nail is attached; the tender emotions; as, to cut a finger nail to the quick; to thrust a sword to the quick, to taunt one to the quick; -- used figuratively.
  10. 10. Quitch grass.
  11. 11. To revive; to quicken; to be or become alive.
  12. 12. Alive; living; animate; - opposed to dead or inanimate.
  13. 13. A living person; sensitive flesh; sensitiveness.
  14. 14. Living; brisk; swift; prompt.
  15. 15. Rapidly; soon.

quick - examples of usage

  1. They walked on together, though Rodney walked quick enough to make it plain that he had no wish for company. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. Yes, if he were quick enough. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. He was quick of heart. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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