Definition of Double quick

1. Adverb. At a faster speed. "Now let's play the piece again double-quick"

Exact synonyms: Double Time



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Double Quick

double play depth
double plays
double pleurisy
double plural
double plus good
double plus ungood
double pneumonia
double point
double possessive
double possessives
double precision
double product
double protrusion
double quasar
double quasars
double quick (current term)
double quote
double quotes
double quotidian fever
double reed
double refraction
double replacement reaction
double replacement reactions
double reverse
double rhyme
double room
double rooms
double salt
double saucepan
double scull

Literary usage of Double quick

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Infantry Tactics: For the Instruction, Exercise, and Manœuvres of the by Silas Casey (1863)
"To Murk Time, to March in double quick Time, , and the Back Step. ... double quick. 2. MARCH. 113. To resume quick time, the instructor will command: 112. ..."

2. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great: in ten vol by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"... home again double-quick. Xext morning, Wednesday, 24th, the Prussians are early astir again; groping, on all manner of roads, to find what Prince Karl ..."

3. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"Prince Karl, cut in two, tumbles home again double-quick. Next morning, Wednesday, 24th, the Prussians are early astir again; groping, on all manner of ..."

4. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"That Intellect do march, if possible at double-quick time, is very desirable ; nevertheless, why should she turn round at every stride and cry. ..."

5. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"... was ordered to countermarch and move at double-quick to the right Captain Swallow's Seventh Indiana battery operated for a time with tins brigade, ..."

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