English adjective: quick
|1.||quick accomplished rapidly and without delay|
|Samples||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.
|2.||quick hurried and brief|
|Samples||Paid a flying visit.|
Took a flying glance at the book.
A quick inspection.
A fast visit.
|3.||quick moving quickly and lightly|
|Samples||Sleek and agile as a gymnast.|
As nimble as a deer.
Quick of foot.
The old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it.
|Synonyms||agile, nimble, spry|
|4.||quick apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity|
|Samples||A quick mind.|
A ready wit.
|5.||quick performed with little or no delay|
|Samples||An immediate reply to my letter.|
A prompt reply.
Was quick to respond.
A straightaway denial.
|Synonyms||immediate, prompt, straightaway|
|6.||quick easily aroused or excited|
|Samples||A quick temper.|
A warm temper.
English noun: quick
|1.||quick (body) any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)|
|Broader (hypernym)||area, region|
English adverb: quick
|1.||quick with little or no delay|
|Samples||The rescue squad arrived promptly.|
Come here, quick!.