double quick

double quick
Synonyms and related words:
acceleration, agile, amain, apace, at flank speed, at the double, breakneck, crowded, dashing, double march, double time, double-quick time, double-time, eagle-winged, expeditious, expeditiously, express, fast, festination, fleet, flying, forced march, forwarding, galloping, goose step, hair-trigger, half step, hand over fist, hand over hand, hard-pressed, hard-pushed, hard-run, hastening, hastily, hasty, headlong, hell for leather, hell-bent, hell-bent for election, hurried, hurrying, hustling, in double time, in double-quick time, in high, in high gear, in seven-league boots, lickety-cut, lickety-split, light of heel, light-footed, lively, march, mercurial, nimble, nimble-footed, on the double, post, posthaste, precipitate, pressed, pressed for time, prompt, promptly, pushed, quick, quick as lightning, quick as thought, quick march, quick time, quickening, quickly, quickstep, quickstep march, rapid, rapidly, reckless, running, rushed, slow march, slow time, snappily, snappy, spanking, speedily, speeding, speedy, swift, swiftly, trippingly, under forced draft, whip and spur, winged, with all haste, with giant strides, with rapid strides, with speed

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  • double quick — adv BrE informal as quickly as possible ▪ Call an ambulance double quick! >double quick adj [only before noun] ▪ Lunch was produced in double quick time …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Double-quick — Dou ble quick , n. Double quick time, step, or march. [1913 Webster] Note: Double quick time requires 165 steps, each 33 inches in length, to be taken in one minute. The number of steps may be increased up to 180 per minute. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • double-quick — double quick1 adverb BRITISH INFORMAL very quickly double quick ,double quick 2 adjective BRITISH INFORMAL in double quick time very quickly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Double-quick — Dou ble quick , a. (Mil.) Of, or performed in, the fastest time or step in marching, next to the run; as, a double quick step or march. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Double-quick — Dou ble quick , v. i. & t. (Mil.) To move, or cause to move, in double quick time. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • double-quick — ☆ double quick [dub′əlkwik′] adj. very quick n. a very quick marching pace; specif., DOUBLE TIME (sense 2) vi., vt. to march at such a pace adv. at this pace …   English World dictionary

  • double quick — adverb at a faster speed now let s play the piece again double quick • Syn: ↑double time * * * ˌdouble ˈquick [double quick double quick] adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • double-quick — ADV: ADV after v (emphasis) If you say that you will do something double quick, you are emphasizing that you will do it very quickly. [INFORMAL] Don t worry. We ll have you out of here double quick. ● PHRASE: PHR after v In double quick time… …   English dictionary

  • double-quick — noun Date: 1834 double time 1; broadly a rapid pace • double quick adjective or adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • double-quick — adverb BrE informal as quickly as possible: Call an ambulance double quick! …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English