quickstep

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

quick +‎ step.

Noun[edit]

quickstep (plural quicksteps)

  1. A fast foxtrot noted for its complex and intricate footwork.

Verb[edit]

quickstep (third-person singular simple present quicksteps, present participle quickstepping, simple past and past participle quickstepped)

  1. To dance the quickstep.
  2. To move with a hurried step.
    • 2009, Dana Stabenow, Whisper to the Blood, →ISBN, page 164:
      "Nice to see you, too, Vidar" , Kate said, and she and Mutt quickstepped inside.