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Adjective: quick (quicker,quickest)  kwik
  1. Accomplished rapidly and without delay
    "was quick to make friends"; "his quick reaction prevented an accident";
    - speedy
  2. Hurried and brief
    "a quick inspection";
    - flying, fast
  3. Moving quickly and lightly
    "quick of foot";
    - agile, nimble, spry
  4. Apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity
    "a quick mind";
    - ready
  5. Performed with little or no delay
    "was quick to respond";
    - immediate, prompt, straightaway
  6. Easily aroused or excited
    "a quick temper";
    - warm
Adverb: quick  kwik
  1. With little or no delay
    "come here, quick!";
    - promptly, quickly, responsively
Noun: quick  kwik
  1. Any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)

Derived forms: quickest, quicker, quicks

See also: active, excitable, fast, hurried, intelligent

Type of: area, region

Encyclopedia: Quick, Nebraska