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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.
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(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.
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(ˈkwɪk i)

1. something produced, done, or enjoyed in only a short time.
2. accomplished quickly with minimal formality: a quickie meal.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quickie - hurried repairquickie - hurried repair      
fixing, repair, mend, mending, reparation, fix, fixture - the act of putting something in working order again
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[ˈkwɪkɪ] N (= question) → pregunta f cortita; (= drink) → copita f; (= sex) → polvito m
to have a quickie (= drink) → tomarse una copita; (= sex) → echarse un polvito
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


[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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005


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)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007


[ˈkwɪkɪ] n (fam) → cosa fatta velocemente; (question) → domanda veloce
do you fancy a quickie? (drink) → andiamo a bere qualcosa?
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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WARRING couples can now pick up a quickie divorce at the Co-op for PS300 - saving PS1,200 on the average bill.
Liz Potter, a legal executive specialising in family law, based at Jackson Lees Birkenhead office comments: As a family lawyer, one of my bugbears over the years has been the media reporting on celebrities obtaining their 'quickie divorces,' giving the impression that if you are wealthy, you are able to obtain a divorce a lot more quickly than your average couple.
'Quickie,' or 'express' divorces, are not allowed in the absolute divorce bill, Albay Rep.
Troubled couples hoping for "quickie' divorces are in for a major disappointment in the pending House of Representatives measure instituting divorce in the country, Albay Rep.
Bend, OR, August 30, 2015 --(PR.com)-- James Carner, the Founder of Quickie Marketing, Inc.
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'QUICKIE' celeb divorces like Nigella Lawson's are giving desperate couples an unrealistic idea of how long it takes to end their marriage, lawyers claim.
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Nick says, 'Every time people take a class at either of our Cook Schools, a quickie or a day class, they leave a little bit happier - everyone learns something.
The National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) controversial "quickie election" rule was promulgated on April 30.