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Quick Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    quick adj
  1. accomplished rapidly and without delay; "was quick to make friends"; "his quick reaction prevented an accident"; "hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem"; "a speedy recovery"; "he has a right to a speedy trial" [syn: speedy]
  2. hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit" [syn: flying, fast]
  3. moving quickly and lightly; "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it" [syn: agile, nimble, spry]
  4. apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; "a quick mind"; "a ready wit" [syn: ready]
  5. performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "prompt obedience"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial" [syn: immediate, prompt, straightaway]
  6. easily aroused or excited; "a quick temper"; "a warm temper" [syn: warm] n : any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail) adv : with little or no delay; "the rescue squad arrived promptly"; "come here, quick!" [syn: promptly, quickly]
Quick Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Quick \Quick\, a. [Compar. Quicker; superl. Quickest.] [As. cwic, cwicu, cwucu, cucu, living; akin to OS. quik, D. kwik, OHG. quec, chec, G. keck bold, lively, Icel. kvikr living, Goth. qius, Lith. q[=y]vas, Russ. zhivoi, L. vivus living, vivere to live, Gr. bi`os life, Skr. j[=i]va living, j[=i]v to live. Cf. Biography, Vivid, Quitch grass, Whitlow.]
  1. Alive; living; animate; -- opposed to dead or
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  • Quick: Quick may refer to: Quick (newspaper), a product of The Dallas Morning News in Texas. Quick (restaurant chain) a French fast-food restaurant ...
  • Quick 1888: Quick 1888 (also referred to as Quick Nijmegen) is an amateur sporting club from Nijmegen , The Netherlands . It was founded in 1888 as a ...
  • Jonathan Quick: Jonathan Douglas "Jon" Quick (born January 21, 1986) is an American professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Los ...
  • Quick (restaurant chain): Quick is a Belgian and French chain of hamburger fast food restaurants. It is one of Europe 's largest restaurants chains and the only ...
  • Quick (newspaper): Quick is a Dallas -Fort Worth area free weekly newspaper. As the name implies, it is delivered in a quick-to-read format: a tabloid ...
  • USS Quick (DD-490): USS Quick (DD-490/DMS-32), a Gleaves-class destroyer , was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for Sergeant Major John ...
  • Quick (album): Quick is an independently released album by Far . Track listing: title1 Quick | length1 2:35 | title2 Man O' the Year | length2 3:21 | title3 ...
  • Quick (sportswear): Quick is a Dutch manufacturer of sportswear . In 1905, Quick was founded in Hengelo, Gelderland , and started the production of athletic ...

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* Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow-ripening fruit. - Aristotle

* To a quick question, give a slow answer. - Italian Proverb

* We are quick to flare up, we races of men on the earth. - Homer

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