Translation of quickie in Spanish:

quickie

Pronunciation: /ˈkwɪki/

noun/nombre

  • [colloquial/familiar] uno rápido, una rápida just a quickie (question) solo una preguntita let's have a quickie (drink) tomémonos una copita (sex) echémonos un polvito [slang/argot] (before noun/delante del nombre) [divorce] rápido
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    • Let the last word rest with the Italian ambassador, Luigi Amaduzzi: ‘I asked the barmaid for a quickie.’
    • However during the first half I had to nip to the loo twice and on each journey I slugged another quickie of Rioja down.
    • Just a quickie tonight - I think it's only right and respectful on Australia Day to crack open a can of Fosters and celebrate with our friends on the other side of the world!
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    • Taking time means that while quickies are fun, really satisfying sex lasts a lot longer than 15 minutes.
    • Mary is undeterred; if she can't have sex with him, then she'll just have a quickie, damn it: she goes for his pants and he squeals like a girl - or like I do when Anne asks me if I know how horses eat grass.
    • Another magazine article revealed that when women want to have a fling they will pick a tall, dark and handsome type, thinking that guy doesn't want commitment because of this apparent statistic and therefore worth a quickie.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.