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quick on the uptake

Slang definitions & phrases for quick on the uptake

quick on the draw

adjective phrase

Quick to respond or react; touchy; sensitive (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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