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See definition of quickest on Dictionary.com
  • adj.fast, speedy
  • adj.smart

synonyms for quickest

  • abrupt
  • active
  • agile
  • brief
  • brisk
  • cursory
  • energetic
  • expeditious
  • hasty
  • hurried
  • immediate
  • instantaneous
  • keen
  • nimble
  • rapid
  • sudden
  • swift
  • alert
  • express
  • fleet
  • flying
  • going
  • prompt
  • ASAP
  • a move on
  • accelerated
  • animated
  • breakneck
  • curt
  • double time
  • expeditive
  • harefooted
  • headlong
  • impatient
  • impetuous
  • lively
  • mercurial
  • move it
  • on the double
  • perfunctory
  • posthaste
  • pronto
  • snappy
  • spirited
  • sprightly
  • spry
  • the lead out
  • winged

antonyms for quickest

MOST RELEVANT
  • clumsy
  • delayed
  • idle
  • inactive
  • later
  • lazy
  • leisurely
  • slow
  • sluggish
  • unhurried
  • ignorant
  • stupid
  • uneducated
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How to use quickest in a sentence

Late one night, when taxi-cabs were scarce, he found that his quickest way to reach home would be by means of one of the tubes.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Thirty-five years earlier (circa 1770), even the quickest stages were no speedier than the vans.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Passengers, goods of high cost, and bills of exchange, move on the shortest and quickest lines of travel.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
Home was very pleasant, but so was school, and it was difficult to say at which the time passed the quickest.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
Nobody had his clearest judgment and his quickest observation at command, when nervously exhausted.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
Thus, while it is of importance that all the whey should be extracted from the curd, yet the quickest way may not be the best.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
Willie, you have the quickest intelligence and the most exquisite insight of any man I ever met!
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
Being the quickest, send forth thy spies against all evildoers.
SACRED BOOKS OF THE EASTVARIOUS
Reuben, however, was slightly the quickest, and this saved his life.
A FINAL RECKONINGG. A. HENTY
I wish you the highest promotion and the quickest—every success and every reward.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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