Having or showing an ability to think or react quickly and effectively: a major crash was avoided thanks to quick-thinking drivers
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- During the second loop, my chain locked up and had it not been for a quick-thinking Tiffany, who advised me to pedal backwards, my backside would have been hitting the pavement.
- In short, the quick-thinking actions of the first doctor probably saved the life of my little nephew.
- As the quick-thinking woman held on to the marooned minibus she managed to stop a passer-by who gathered stones to hold the wheels.
Definition of quick-thinking in:
- The US English dictionary