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English definition of “quickie”


noun [C]     /ˈkwɪk.i/ informal
something done or had quickly, especially sex or an alcoholic drink: Let's just have a quickie. a quickie divorceSexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abductionAlcohol - general wordsHurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
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