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Translation of "quick" - English-Spanish dictionary

quick

adjective   /kwɪk/
A1 doing something fast or taking only a short time rápido I tried to catch him but he was too quick for me.
quickness noun [no plural] /ˈkwɪk·nəs/
rapidez
(Definition of quick from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

quick

adjective /kwik/
done, said, finished etc in a short time rápido a quick trip into town.
moving, or able to move, with speed rápido He’s a very quick walker I made a grab at the dog, but it was too quick for me.
doing something, able to do something, or done, without delay; prompt; lively rápido He is always quick to help a quick answer He’s very quick at arithmetic.
quickly adverb
de prisa, rápido, rápidamente He quickly got dressed.
quicken verb
to make or become quicker acelerar, aligerar He quickened his pace.
quickness noun
rapidez
quicklime noun
lime which has not been mixed with water. cal viva
quicksands noun plural
(an area of) loose, wet sand that sucks in anyone or anything that stands on it. arenas movedizas
quicksilver noun
(old-fashioned) mercury. mercurio
quick-tempered adjective
easily made angry de genio vivo She has a reputation for being rather quick-tempered.
quick-witted adjective
thinking very quickly vivo, agudo, perspicaz You have to be quick-witted enough to talk yourself out of a difficult situation.
quick-wittedly adverb
con agudeza/perspicacia
quick-wittedness noun
agudeza, perspicacia
(Definition of quick from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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