Meaning of QUICK in English

n. Function: adjective


Synonyms: FAST 3, breakneck, expeditious, expeditive, fleet, harefooted, hasty, rapid, speedy, swift

Related Words: agile, brisk, nimble; abrupt, impetuous

Idioms: quick on the trigger

Contrasted Words: dilatory, laggard, leisurely, slow, unhasty, unhurried; comatose

Antonyms: sluggish

2 able to respond without delay or hesitation or indicative of such ability FF1C; very quick in perception FF1E; FF1C; his quick eye spotted the trouble FF1E;

Synonyms: apt, prompt, ready; compare INSTANTANEOUS

Related Words: clever, intelligent, quick-witted, smart; adroit, deft, dexterous; acute, keen, sharp; able, capable, competent, effective, effectual

Contrasted Words: comatose, lethargic, logy, poky, torpid; crass, dense, dull, dumb, stupid

Antonyms: slow; sluggish


Synonyms: WISE 4, canny, hep, knowing, nimble-witted, quick-witted, sharp, sharp-witted, slick, smart

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