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quick·step

 (kwĭk′stĕp′)
n.
A march for accompanying quick time.
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quickstep

(ˈkwɪkˌstɛp)
n
1. (Dancing) a modern ballroom dance in rapid quadruple time
2. (Music, other) a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance
vb, -steps, -stepping or -stepped
(Dancing) (intr) to perform this dance
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quick•step

(ˈkwɪkˌstɛp)

n.
2. martial music for a march in quick time.
[1795–1805]
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quickstep


Past participle: quickstepped
Gerund: quickstepping

Imperative
quickstep
quickstep
Present
I quickstep
you quickstep
he/she/it quicksteps
we quickstep
you quickstep
they quickstep
Preterite
I quickstepped
you quickstepped
he/she/it quickstepped
we quickstepped
you quickstepped
they quickstepped
Present Continuous
I am quickstepping
you are quickstepping
he/she/it is quickstepping
we are quickstepping
you are quickstepping
they are quickstepping
Present Perfect
I have quickstepped
you have quickstepped
he/she/it has quickstepped
we have quickstepped
you have quickstepped
they have quickstepped
Past Continuous
I was quickstepping
you were quickstepping
he/she/it was quickstepping
we were quickstepping
you were quickstepping
they were quickstepping
Past Perfect
I had quickstepped
you had quickstepped
he/she/it had quickstepped
we had quickstepped
you had quickstepped
they had quickstepped
Future
I will quickstep
you will quickstep
he/she/it will quickstep
we will quickstep
you will quickstep
they will quickstep
Future Perfect
I will have quickstepped
you will have quickstepped
he/she/it will have quickstepped
we will have quickstepped
you will have quickstepped
they will have quickstepped
Future Continuous
I will be quickstepping
you will be quickstepping
he/she/it will be quickstepping
we will be quickstepping
you will be quickstepping
they will be quickstepping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been quickstepping
you have been quickstepping
he/she/it has been quickstepping
we have been quickstepping
you have been quickstepping
they have been quickstepping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been quickstepping
you will have been quickstepping
he/she/it will have been quickstepping
we will have been quickstepping
you will have been quickstepping
they will have been quickstepping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been quickstepping
you had been quickstepping
he/she/it had been quickstepping
we had been quickstepping
you had been quickstepping
they had been quickstepping
Conditional
I would quickstep
you would quickstep
he/she/it would quickstep
we would quickstep
you would quickstep
they would quickstep
Past Conditional
I would have quickstepped
you would have quickstepped
he/she/it would have quickstepped
we would have quickstepped
you would have quickstepped
they would have quickstepped
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quickstep - military march accompanying quick time
martial music, military march, military music - brisk marching music suitable for troops marching in a military parade
2.quickstep - a ballroom dance with both quick and slow steps
ballroom dance, ballroom dancing - any of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom
Verb1.quickstep - perform a quickstep
trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, dance - move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"
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Translations

quickstep

[ˈkwɪkstɛp] nfox-trot mquick-tempered [ˌkwɪkˈtɛmpərd] adj
to be quick-tempered → s'emporter facilementquick thinking nréaction f rapidequick-thinking [ˌkwɪkˈθɪŋkɪŋ] adj [person] → qui réagit rapidement
to be quick-thinking → réagir rapidementquick-witted [ˌkwɪkˈwɪtɪd] adj [person] → à l'esprit vif
to be quick-witted → avoir l'esprit vif
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

quickstep

[ˈkwɪkˌstɛp] n (dance) → quick step m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
"Quickstep!" and Pinocchio obediently changed his step.
The daughter of Cable Bay was nearer last than first as the eight-strong field raced inside the final two furlongs, at which stage Gay Kelleway's Lady Quickstep - runner-up to Liberty Beach at Redcar - was in front.
Three couples are striving for glory at Blackpool's National Amateur Championships in Kiss Me Quickstep which can be seen at the Flintshire venue until March 30.
The judges all preferred their samba to Graeme and his partner Oti Mabuse's quickstep. Graeme, 39, said: "I'd have voted for Ashley and Pasha as well.
After admitting he is hoping to win the show, Graeme Swann sadly made a little slip during his Quickstep, earning him thetitle of "drunken sailor."
So what will the remaining pairs perform as they tackle either a quickstep, jazz, Paso doble, jive or Charleston?
The pair, who were caught cheating on their partners by snogging outside a pub, took to the floor for a quickstep to Lightning Bolt by Jake Bugg.
Needs sparkle GEMMA and Aljaz opened the show with a quickstep to Hello, Dolly!
Glen Blythman showed his talent competing for newly-formed Quickstep Strollers Fitness Club.
QuickStep is an important team, who have won a lot on the Tour but we noticed in the past couple of years that we had disciplinary issues with them," Sheikh Khalid said.
Blackpool dances: Anita and Gleb - Paso Doble; Georgia and Giovanni - American Smooth; Helen and Aljaz - Charleston; Jamelia and Tristan - Quickstep; Jay and Aliona - Salsa; Katie and Anton - American Smooth; Kellie and Kevin - Quickstep; Peter and Janette - Jive.