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n. Informal
1. Something made or done rapidly.
2. An act of sexual intercourse that is done quickly and often furtively.

quick′ie adj.


(ˈkwɪkɪ) or


1. (Brewing) Also called (esp Brit): quick one a speedily consumed alcoholic drink
a. anything made, done, produced, or consumed rapidly or in haste
b. (as modifier): a quickie divorce; a quickie ceremony.


(ˈkwɪk i)

1. something produced, done, or enjoyed in only a short time.
2. accomplished quickly with minimal formality: a quickie meal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quickie - hurried repairquickie - hurried repair      
fixing, repair, mend, mending, reparation, fix, fixture - the act of putting something in working order again
Quickieschnelle Nummer


[ˈkwɪkɪ] N (= question) → pregunta f cortita; (= drink) → copita f; (= sex) → polvito m
to have a quickie (= drink) → tomarse una copita; (= sex) → echarse un polvito


[ˈkwɪki] n (= question) → question f rapide
to have a quickie (= drink) → boire un coup en vitesse (= game) → faire une partie rapide (= sex) → tirer un coup en vitesse quickie divorce ndivorce m express


n (inf) (= drink)eine(r, s) auf die Schnelle (inf); (= question)kurze Frage; (= sex)Quickie m (inf); the meeting has to be a quickiemit der Besprechung müssen wirs kurz machen (inf)


[ˈkwɪkɪ] n (fam) → cosa fatta velocemente; (question) → domanda veloce
do you fancy a quickie? (drink) → andiamo a bere qualcosa?
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As well as many self written songs there are lovely versions of Sam Cooke's You Send Me, Lowell George's Long Distance Love, Allen Toussaint's Tears Tears And More Tears, Burt Bacharach's Mexican Divorce and Karla Bonoff 's Isn't It Always Love, Sadly, Nicolette Larson died tragically young, in 1997.
While she was performing background on The Drifters'' Mexican Divorce, she caught the eye of the song''s composer, Burt Bacharach.
At the time, the songwriters were working at New York's legendary "music factory", the Brill Building where she first came to Burt's notice while singing backing to The Drifters' song Mexican Divorce, which he composed.