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  ( quicker    comparative)   ( quickest    superlative  )
1       adj   Someone or something that is quick moves or does things with great speed.,   (Antonym: slow)    You'll have to be quick. The flight leaves in about three hours..., I think I'm a reasonably quick learner...     
  quickly      adv   ADV with v     (Antonym: slowly)    Cussane worked quickly and methodically...     
  quickness      n-uncount  
...the natural quickness of his mind.     
2       adv   Quicker is sometimes used to mean `at a greater speed', and quickest to mean `at the greatest speed'. Quick is sometimes used to mean `with great speed'. Some people consider this to be non-standard.  
INFORMAL   ADV after v  
Warm the sugar slightly first to make it dissolve quicker...     
3       adj   Something that is quick takes or lasts only a short time.  
He took one last quick look about the room..., Although this recipe looks long, it is actually very quick to prepare...     
  quickly      adv   ADV with v  
You can become fitter quite quickly and easily.     
4       adj   Quick means happening without delay or with very little delay.  
usu ADJ n   (=speedy)  
These investors feel the need to make quick profits.     
  quickly      adv   ADV with v  
It quickly became the most popular men's fragrance in the world...     
5       adv   Quick is sometimes used to mean `with very little delay'.  
INFORMAL   ADV after v  
I got away as quick as I could...     
6       adj   If you are quickto do something, you do not hesitate to do it.  
v-link ADJ, usu ADJ to-inf  
Mark says the ideas are Katie's own, and is quick to praise her talent...     
7       adj   If someone has a quick temper, they are easily made angry.  
ADJ n  
8    If something cuts you to the quick, it makes you feel very upset.  
cut sb to the quick      phrase   V inflects  
I once heard her weeping in her bedroom, which cut me to the quick.     
    quick as a flash  
    quick off the mark  
    quick on the uptake  

If you say that you will do something double-quick, you are emphasizing that you will do it very quickly.  
INFORMAL      adv   ADV after v     (emphasis)    Don't worry. We'll have you out of here double-quick.      In double-quick time means the same as double-quick.  
in double-quick time      phrase   PHR after v  
I was over the fence in double-quick time.     
quick- is added to words, especially present participles, to form adjectives which indicate that a person or thing does something quickly.      comb in adj  
He was saved by quick-thinking neighbours., ...quick-drying paint.     
quick fix        ( quick fixes    plural  ) If you refer to a quick fix to a problem, you mean a way of solving a problem that is easy but temporary or inadequate.      n-count   oft with neg     (disapproval)    ...tax measures enacted as a quick fix.     
Someone who is quick-tempered often gets angry without having a good reason.      adj  
Someone who is quick-witted is intelligent and good at thinking quickly.      adj  
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  


1    active, brief, brisk, cursory, expeditious, express, fast, fleet, hasty, headlong, hurried, pdq     (slang)   perfunctory, prompt, quickie     (informal)   rapid, speedy, sudden, swift  
2    agile, alert, animated, energetic, flying, keen, lively, nimble, spirited, sprightly, spry, vivacious, winged  
3    able, acute, adept, adroit, all there     (informal)   apt, astute, bright     (informal)   clever, deft, dexterous, discerning, intelligent, nimble-witted, perceptive, quick on the uptake     (informal)   quick-witted, receptive, sharp, shrewd, skilful, smart  
4    abrupt, curt, excitable, hasty, impatient, irascible, irritable, passionate, petulant, testy, touchy  
5      (archaic)   alive, animate, existing, live, living, viable  
1    gradual, long  
2    dull, heavy, inactive, lazy, lethargic, slow, sluggish, unresponsive  
3    inexpert, maladroit, stupid, unintelligent, unskilful  
4    calm, deliberate, patient, restrained  

cantankerous, choleric, excitable, fiery, hot-tempered, impatient, impulsive, irascible, irritable, petulant, quarrelsome, ratty     (Brit. & N.Z. informal)   shrewish, splenetic, testy, tetchy, waspish  
   cool, dispassionate, phlegmatic, placid, slow to anger, tolerant  
alert, astute, bright     (informal)   clever, keen, perceptive, sharp, shrewd, smart  
   dull, obtuse, slow, slow-witted, stupid, thick     (informal)   unperceptive  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

quick sticks adv.
very quickly; right now; in a big hurry
[UK][Slang] You should get out quick sticks if you don't want him to see you.

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in a line, continuously, in quick succession
sentence containing all letters of a given alphabet at least once.The canonical example in English is: 'The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog'.
A perfect pangram contains each letter of the alphabet just once and thus is far more difficult to come up with. The best seems to be: 'Mr. Jock, TV quiz PhD, bags few lynx'.
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