Adjective "quickie" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


A rapidly consumed alcoholic drink.
  1. 'However during the first half I had to nip to the loo twice and on each journey I slugged another quickie of Rioja down.'
  2. 'Let the last word rest with the Italian ambassador, Luigi Amaduzzi: ‘I asked the barmaid for a quickie.’'
A brief act of sexual intercourse.
  1. 'If you're going to do that, you might as well just have a quickie in your parents' laundry room or something.'
  2. 'It's not that I mind a quickie; it's just not enough.'
  3. 'Hmm... 5 years together now, and it's holding fairly steady at about once a week (and normally a quickie at that).'
  4. 'Taking time means that while quickies are fun, really satisfying sex lasts a lot longer than 15 minutes.'
  5. 'Facilitated by Bluetooth-enabled phones, Brits send phone messages and photos to other ‘toothers’ within 100 feet and hook up for anonymous quickies.'
  6. 'One woman admitted (it was confirmed by her photo) that she was past her best and was only looking for someone to meet her for a quickie in the steam room, where she wouldn't have to bear close scrutiny.'
  7. 'Erotica is like a quickie; you just knock out a quick, hot little story.'
  8. 'Then there is Helen, a sensual artiste who is also unhappy with the dudes in her life, although heaven knows she's having enough quickies with them.'
  9. 'She was everything to him, and now, his life of quickies and one-night stands with babes seems empty.'
A fast bowler.
  1. 'England in contrast have three quickies with plenty of experience: Harmison, Freddie Flintoff and Simon Jones.'
  2. 'Jayasuriya has fallen victim to the quickies 88 percent of the time against South Africa, 80 percent against Australia and 89 percent against the Windies.'
  3. 'Having said that, if he comes up against some quickies in Australia I reckon he still might be found wanting.'
  4. 'World cricket is fortunate to witness one of the greatest genuine fast bowlers of all time, and that too when there is a dearth for quickies.'
  5. 'Baugh was the catalyst, swivel-pulling the quickies, slashing and cutting like a blade and cleverly upper-cutting over the slip cordon and wicket-keeper.'


Done or made quickly.
  1. 'Here's the thing: people blab and gossip as a way of establishing quickie intimacy with each other.'
  2. 'There is no quickie scheme that will make you a successful person.'
  3. 'Are you saying that you're flying to the Dominican Republic for a quickie divorce?'
  4. 'Maybe we could even rush out a quickie biography, explaining to the masses the meaning of Mr. Greenspan's life and work.'
  5. 'And which is why I bet a lot of you proudly responded to last week's front page quickie quiz - Which are you?'
  6. 'Unwilling to churn out a quickie soccer novel to pay the bills, Owen, with the help of his professional gambler father, lands a job dealing blackjack and spinning the roulette wheel at a London casino.'
  7. 'Thereafter, she joined a family law firm in Reno, Nevada, where I have no doubt she was among the town's top lawyers on matters Reno - quickie marriages and divorces.'
  8. 'Nevertheless, this quickie reference guide will help you pull off a successful barbecue in your neighbourhood.'
  9. 'Election outcomes have a variety of reasons that do not lend themselves to quickie analysis.'
  10. 'Wasn't this supposed to be one of those little quickie mini-wars?'


1. a book, story, movie, etc., usually trivial in quality, requiring only a short time to produce.

2. a quickly consumed alcoholic drink.

3. anything taking only a short time, especially a hurried sexual encounter. adjective

4. done, made, assembled, etc., quickly or hurriedly: I'll fix a quickie meal after I get home from the office.

5. achieved or acquired with a minimum of formality: a quickie divorce.

More examples(as adjective)

"solutions can be quickie."

"weddings can be quickie."