Basic+ Word of the Day: quick

quick (adjective) LISTEN

You have to be quick to win the race.

If something is quick, it can be completed in a short time.

  • She took a quick shower before leaving.
  • I only use quick recipes that take 10 minutes or less to prepare.

If someone is quick, it means that they can move with speed.

  • The delivery man is quick; he delivered my pizza in 5 minutes!

Quick also means that something is done rapidly, or immediately.

  • I need a quick solution to my problem.

Common uses

A quick study is someone who learns something fast. For example: “The actor was a quick study. He knew his lines at the first rehearsal.”

In pop culture

In this song, “Kiss Me Quick,” which meaning of ‘quick’ is Elvis using?

There are other meanings of quick.

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