1. [ adjective ] accomplished rapidly and without delay
Synonyms: speedy

"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"

Related terms: fast
2. [ adverb ] with little or no delay
Synonyms: quickly promptly

"the rescue squad arrived promptly" "come here, quick!"

Related terms: prompt prompt
3. [ adjective ] hurried and brief
Synonyms: fast flying

"paid a flying visit" "took a flying glance at the book" "a quick inspection" "a fast visit"

Related terms: hurried
4. [ adjective ] moving quickly and lightly
Synonyms: nimble agile spry

"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"

Related terms: active
5. [ adjective ] performed with little or no delay
Synonyms: prompt straightaway immediate

"an immediate reply to my letter" "prompt obedience" "was quick to respond" "a straightaway denial"

Related terms: fast
6. [ adjective ] apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity
Synonyms: ready

"a quick mind" "a ready wit"

Related terms: intelligent
7. [ adjective ] easily aroused or excited
Synonyms: warm

"a quick temper" "a warm temper"

Related terms: excitable
8. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1303
9. [ noun ] (anatomy) any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
Related terms: area
Similar spelling:   quicky