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quick

1. adjective speedy; fast2. adjective brief3. adjective clever4. adjective prompt5. adjective lively and sharp6. adverb speedily, rapidly
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1 adjective speedy; fasttapa adj3  c m ugasta adj3  c m umear adj1  c m usciobtha adj3  c m ube quick about it! déan deifir!, déan go beo é!I'm quick enough at texting tá mé sách sciobtha ag an téacsáil, tá mé gasta go maith ag an téacsáil, tá mé tapa go leor ag an téacsáil 2 adjective briefgearr adj1  c m ugairid adj1  c m uquick note nóta gearrto pay a very quick visit on sb cuairt sciobtha a thabhairt ar dhuinewe're hoping for a quick sale of the house tá súil againn bheith in ann an teach a dhíol gan mhoillto have a quick look at the exam sracfhéachaint a thabhairt ar an scrúdúI hope you enjoy a quick recovery tá súil agam go dtiocfaidh tú chugat féin go gairida quick chat dreas beag cainte, comhrá beag gearra quick call glao meara quick bite greim gasta, plaic an ghiorriathey scored three points in quick succession d'aimsigh siad trí chúilín go gairid i ndiaidh a chéilethis meal is quick to make ní thógann sé i bhfad an béile seo a réiteach
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3 adjective clevermeabhrach adj1  c m ucliste  c m uhe's very quick at sums tagann na suimeanna go réidh leis 4 adjective prompttapa adj3  c m ugasta adj3  c m usciobtha adj3  c m uhe was quick to condemn the attack ní fada go raibh an t-ionsaí cáinte aige, cháin sé láithreach an t-ionsaí 5 adjective lively and sharpbeo adj3  c m ugrinn adj1  c m uto have a quick temper bheith taghdachhe has a quick wit tá deis a labhartha aige, tá neart nathaíochta aige 6 adverb speedily, rapidlygo tapa  c m ugo gasta  c m ugo sciobtha  c m uI can't get out of this place quick enough is fada liom go bhfágfaidh mé an áit seocome here quick! gabh i leith uait go beo!, tar anseo láithreach!, goitse go gasta!to be quick to recognize your mistake do bhotún a aithint gan mhoillhe came back as quick as a flash tháinig sé ar ais ar luas lasrach
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a quick one

informal DRINKceann beag

to be quick off the mark

our readers are quick off the mark when it comes to pointing out our mistakes ní dhéanann ár gcuid léitheoirí aon mhoilleadóireacht maidir le botúin a chur ar ár súile dúinn

to be quick on your feet

he's quick on his feet tá sé éasca ar a chosa

to cut sb to the quick

her jibe cut him to the quick ghoill a sáiteán go croí air

to cut to the quick

dul go bun an angairdul go croí an scéil

to make a quick buck

(also

for a quick buck

) airgead a shaothrú gan stró

quick and dirty

informalthe quick and dirty way an bealach gasta liopasta

quick on the uptake

meabhrachshe's quick on the uptake tá meabhair chinn aici, tá sí meabhrach

the quick and the dead

literary beo agus mairbh

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