double-quick

[ adjective, adverb duhb-uh l-kwik; noun, verb duhb-uh l-kwik ]SEE DEFINITION OF double-quick

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOUBLE-QUICK

He sent the latter after a cab and proceeded to dress in double-quick time.

Just this—I shall get out of the country in double-quick time.

Give orders to take on all necessary supplies—in double-quick time.

The Louisiana Brigade, leading, was coming at a double-quick.

If you see any signs of trouble, get back on the double-quick.

The order to double-quick was given, and the regiment entered the village on a run.

Soon the soldiers were leaving the town on the double-quick.

He retreated in double-quick order, and forced Nellie to accompany him.

At about nine o'clock we were ordered to the front at a double-quick.

The journey was made in double-quick time, over rough Belgian roads.

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