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BNC: 1431 COCA: 1303


1 quick /ˈkwɪk/ adjective
quicker; quickest
1 quick
quicker; quickest
Learner's definition of QUICK
: done or happening in a short amount of time快的;迅速的;短暂的
: fast in thinking, learning, or understanding聪明的;脑子反应快的;理解力强的
: fast in moving or reacting(动作或反应)迅速的,快的
: tending to do something very quickly or too quickly动辄…的;总是…的followed by to + verb接动词不定式
: able to be done, obtained, or achieved easily and in a short amount of time速成的;速兑的;易完成的

be quick on the draw

see 2draw

quick off the mark

see 1mark

the quick and the dead

: living people and dead people活着的人和死去的人

— quickness

noun [noncount]
2 quick /ˈkwɪk/ adverb
quicker; quickest
2 quick
quicker; quickest
Learner's definition of QUICK
: in a fast or quick manner : quickly快速地;迅速地
often used in combination常用于合成词
3 quick /ˈkwɪk/ noun
3 quick
Learner's definition of QUICK

cut (someone) to the quick

: to make (someone) very upset深深伤害(某人)

the quick

: the very sensitive area of flesh under a fingernail or toenail(手指甲或脚趾甲下面的)嫩肉部位,活肉
BNC: 1431 COCA: 1303


1 of 3


: acting or capable of acting with speed: such as
: fast in development or occurrence
a quick succession of events
: done or taking place with rapidity
gave them a quick look
: fast in understanding, thinking, or learning : mentally agile
a quick wit
quick thinking
: reacting to stimuli with speed and keen sensitivity
: aroused immediately and intensely
quick tempers
: marked by speed, readiness, or promptness of physical movement
walked with quick steps
: inclined to hastiness (as in action or response)
quick to criticize
: capable of being easily and speedily prepared
a quick and tasty dinner
: having a sharp angle
a quick turn in the road
: not dead : living, alive
: moving, shifting
quick mud
archaic : not stagnant : running, flowing
archaic : fiery, glowing
archaic : pregnant
quickly adverb
quickness noun


2 of 3


: in a quick manner


3 of 3


[probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse kvika sensitive flesh, from kvikr living]
: a painfully sensitive spot or area of flesh (such as that underlying a fingernail or toenail)
: the inmost sensibilities
hurt to the quick by the remark
: the very center of something : heart
quick plural : living beings
archaic : life sense 11
Choose the Right Synonym for quick

quick, prompt, ready, apt mean able to respond without delay or hesitation or indicative of such ability.

quick stresses instancy of response and is likely to connote native rather than acquired power.

quick reflexes
a keen quick mind

prompt is more likely to connote training and discipline that fits one for instant response.

prompt emergency medical care

ready suggests facility or fluency in response.

backed by a pair of ready assistants

apt stresses the possession of qualities (such as intelligence, a particular talent, or a strong bent) that makes quick effective response possible.

an apt student
her answer was apt and to the point

synonyms see in addition fast

Example Sentences

Adjective They had a quick drink at the bar. She took a quick shower. She gave him a quick kiss. You're back already? That was quick! We made a quick decision, but it turned out to be a good one. He got a quick reply to his inquiry. His quick thinking allowed him to escape trouble. Her friends admired her quick wit. He walked with quick steps. She has quick, agile hands. Adverb a scheme to get rich quick I got used to living with a roommate pretty quick. I can't run any quicker. Noun that nasty comment cut me to the quick See More
Recent Examples on the Web
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Down by 7 with 4:30 to go in the third quarter, Brady delivered a quick out to Edelman, who then connected with Danny Amendola for the 51-yard touchdown pass. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 10 Dec. 2021 Hall’s adaptation cuts to the quick of the novel and transfers the shifting, unsettling quality of Larsen’s text back onto the viewer’s shoulders. New York Times, 20 Oct. 2021 Jones took the snap and fired a quick out to Henry for 6 yards and the first down. BostonGlobe.com, 14 Sep. 2021 While doing that quick of a workout might not seem worth the effort to pull on a sports bra and lace up your sneakers, there are actually a ton of compelling reasons to squeeze in a super-short session. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, 11 July 2021 Strict border control, and a public quick to wear masks and take precautions after the experience of the 2003 SARS epidemic, have meant that Taiwan recorded a little more than 2,000 cases and 14 deaths. Washington Post, 12 May 2021 Speed out Once again, Washington targeted a Browns linebacker (B.J. Goodson) by throwing a quick out to running back J.D. McKissic. Ellis L. Williams, cleveland, 2 Oct. 2020 Cutting to our cultural quick is the show’s spin on a typical U.S. response to a nationwide problem: anger, paranoia and plenty of ulterior motives looking to make use of each. Jacob Oller, chicagotribune.com, 25 Sep. 2020 Nothing this quick comes any cheaper-except GMC's Syclone pickup. Arthur St. Antoine, Car and Driver, 19 May 2020 See More

Word History



Middle English quik, from Old English cwic; akin to Old Norse kvikr living, Latin vivus living, vivere to live, Greek bios, zōē life

First Known Use


before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 3


14th century, in the meaning defined above


before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of quick was before the 12th century
BNC: 1431 COCA: 1303


VERBS | ADVERB | PREPOSITION | PHRASES VERBSbe, seem迅速;顯得迅速We'd better be quick.我們最好快點兒。become, get變迅速ADVERBextremely, fairly, very, etc.極其/相當/非常迅速an extremely quick worker動作極為麻利的工人particularly特別迅速reasonably, relatively還算快;相對較快amazingly, remarkably, surprisingly快得驚人mercifully仁慈而快速It was a mercifully quick end for those condemned to die.對於那些死刑犯來說,這是一種仁慈的快速解脫。PREPOSITIONat敏於⋯I was getting quite quick at designing websites.在設計網站方面,我學得越來越快了。PHRASESquick and easy簡便快捷meals that are quick and easy to prepare準備起來既快捷又簡單的飯菜

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