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Dictionary Definition

quickly adv
1 with rapid movements; "he works quickly" [syn: rapidly, speedily, chop-chop, apace] [ant: slowly]
2 with little or no delay; "the rescue squad arrived promptly"; "come here, quick!" [syn: promptly, quick]
3 without taking pains; "he looked cursorily through the magazine" [syn: cursorily]

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  • /ˈkwɪkli/


  1. rapidly; with speed; fast

Usage notes

  • Although the comparative and superlative one word forms exist and are in use, the two word forms are more common.


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Extensive Definition

thumb|right|300px|Quickly Daly City Store, CaliforniaQuickly () is one of the largest tapioca milk tea franchises in the world, with over 2000 locations in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. Quickly is the brand name of Kuai Ke Li Enterprise Co. Ltd., which was founded in 1996 by Nancy Yang in Taiwan and started franchising in 1998.
Quickly Corporation was founded in California and started its trademark licensing program at the same time. Quickly began marketing themselves as a New Generation Asian Fusion-style cafe in the USA, as opposed to just a tapioca drink shop. Most locations offer free Wi-Fi internet access.
Quickly and California based Tapioca Express have very similar logos and store themes, but they are not related. However, now that Quickly has gained popularity in the US, the two shops often compete with each other, sometimes within the same shopping strip.
On September 25, 2007, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom suspended Supervisor Ed Jew for alleged official misconduct and began the process of removing him from office. Quickly Store owners at San Francisco Sunset district helped the FBI to video and voice record Ed Jew trying to collect $80,000 Cash from Quickly's Irving Store Owner.
On May 17th, 2008, Quickly official launch their new age non-fat tart frozen yogurt at the SingTao Asian Expo, and officially available at their key locations on the following week. Quickly, Pinkberry and Red Mango become the top 3 froyo chain in the United States based on the number of the stores.


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quickly in Japanese: 快可立

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

PDQ, agilely, amain, animatedly, anxiously, apace, at flank speed, at once, at the double, avidly, breathlessly, briefly, by forced marches, cursorily, decisively, directly, double-quick, eagerly, enthusiastically, expeditiously, fast, feverishly, flat-out, fleetingly, flickeringly, flittingly, for a moment, forthwith, furiously, hand over fist, hand over hand, hastily, headlong, hell for leather, hell-bent, hell-bent for election, helter-skelter, hotfoot, hurriedly, hurry-scurry, immediately, impatiently, impetuously, impulsively, in an instant, in double time, in double-quick time, in high, in high gear, in no time, in passing, in seven-league boots, instanter, instantly, keenly, lickety-cut, lickety-split, momentarily, nimbly, on the double, on the instant, on the run, on the spot, pell-mell, post, posthaste, precipitately, pretty damned quick, promptly, pronto, quick, rapidly, rashly, readily, recklessly, right away, right off, shortly, slapdash, smartly, snappily, speedily, spryly, straightaway, straightway, subito, suddenly, summarily, superficially, swiftly, transiently, trippingly, under forced draft, vivaciously, whip and spur, with a rush, with alacrity, with all haste, with all speed, with dispatch, with giant strides, with gusto, with haste, with open arms, with rapid strides, with relish, with speed, with zest, without delay, without further delay, zestfully
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