Translation of quick in French:


Pronunciation: /kwɪk/


  • to bite one's nails to the quick se ronger les ongles jusqu'au sang


  • 1 (speedy) [pace, reply, profit, meal] rapide; [storm, shower] bref/brève (before n) to have a quick coffee prendre un café en vitesse to have a quick wash faire une toilette rapide she's a quick worker elle travaille vite the quickest way to do le meilleur moyen de faire to make a quick recovery se rétablir vite be quick (about it)! dépêche-toi!
  • 2 (clever) [child, student] vif/vive d'esprit
  • 3 (prompt) [reaction] vif/vive to be a quick learner apprendre vite


  • quick! vite! quick as a flash avec la rapidité de l'éclair


to cut or sting sb to the quick

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