queen: a man who dresses and acts like a woman (also, drag queen).
At first Harold thought the drag queen on the corner was a woman, but then he realized it was really a man.
queer: a person who is gay; something that is unusual.
Tom thought that Reginald was only kidding when he said he was queer, but he wasn’t kidding.
She’s not too quick, is she?
quick-witted: smart and able to think of funny or intelligent things to say very quickly.
Bill Maher is a quick-witted television talk-show host. Conan O’Brien is also very quick-witted.
quick and dirty: fast but not high quality.
George Bush’s approach to combating terrorism in the world has been quick and dirty without considering the consequences of world opinion.
quick-fix: a fast approach to solving a problem, sometime it’s only temporary.
Tax rebates are a quick fix for helping the economy, but in the long-term Americans have to learn how to save more money.
quickie: something that happens very quickly, sometimes a drink, a game, or a sexual experience.
Let’s go into Hannigan’s for a quickie before going home. (an alcoholic drink)
quits: to stop doing something.
She doesn’t know when to call it quits. Instead, she works long hours at the expense of her social life.
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