Meaning of QUICK in English

noun quitch grass.

2. quick ·superl pregnant; with child.

3. quick ·superl fresh; bracing; sharp; keen.

4. quick ·superl speedy; hasty; swift; not slow; as, be quick.

5. quick ·superl alive; living; animate;

— opposed to dead or inanimate.

6. quick ·superl sensitive; perceptive in a high degree; ready; as, a quick ear.

7. quick ·superl characterized by life or liveliness; animated; sprightly; agile; brisk; ready.

8. quick ·superl impatient; passionate; hasty; eager; eager; sharp; unceremonious; as, a quick temper.

9. quick ·vt & ·vi to revive; to quicken; to be or become alive.

10. quick ·adv in a quick manner; quickly; promptly; rapidly; with haste; speedily; without delay; as, run quick; get back quick.

11. quick ·noun that which is quick, or alive; a living animal or plant; especially, the hawthorn, or other plants used in making a living hedge.

12. quick ·noun the life; the mortal point; a vital part; a part susceptible of serious injury or keen feeling; the sensitive living flesh; the part of a finger or toe to which the nail is attached; the tender emotions; as, to cut a finger nail to the quick; to thrust a sword to the quick, to taunt one to the quick;

— used figuratively.

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