Quickly - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkwɪkli|  American pronunciation of the word quickly
Brit.  |ˈkwɪkli|  British pronunciation of the word quickly


- with speed(syn: apace, chop-chop, rapidly, speedily)

he works quickly

- with little or no delay (syn: promptly, quick)
- without taking pains (syn: cursorily)


They had a quick drink at the bar.

She took a quick shower.

She gave him a quick kiss.

You're back already? That was quick!

We made a quick decision, but it turned out to be a good one.

He got a quick reply to his inquiry.

His quick thinking allowed him to escape trouble.

Her friends admired her quick wit.

He walked with quick steps.

She has quick, agile hands.

...that nasty comment cut me to the quick...

a scheme to get rich quick

I got used to living with a roommate pretty quick.

I can't run any quicker.

We need to get this finished as quickly as possible.

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