Definition of Quick


  • any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)


  • easily aroused or excited
    "a quick temper"
    "a warm temper"
  • performed with little or no delay
    "an immediate reply to my letter"
    "a prompt reply"
    "was quick to respond"
    "a straightaway denial"
  • apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity
    "a quick mind"
    "a ready wit"
  • 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"
  • hurried and brief
    "paid a flying visit"
    "took a flying glance at the book"
    "a quick inspection"
    "a fast visit"
  • 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"


  • with little or no delay
    "the rescue squad arrived promptly"
    "come here, quick!"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Quick

  • Scrabble® score of the quick (20)
  • Word Chums® score of the quick (25)
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Unscramble quick

4 unscramble word found using the letters quick.

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