Translation of "quick" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /kwɪk/ us /kwɪk/

A1 doing something fast or taking only a short time

I tried to catch him but he was too quick for me.
quickness noun [ no plural ] /ˈkwɪk·nəs/ us /ˈkwɪk·nəs/


(Translation of “quick” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /kwik/

done, said, finished etc in a short time

a quick trip into town.

moving, or able to move, with speed

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

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

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.

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

(Translation of “quick” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)