(as) quick as a wink

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Definition of (as) quick as a wink

: without delay : instantly She said hello, and (as) quick as a wink, she was gone.

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“(as) quick as a wink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/(as)%20quick%20as%20a%20wink. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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