Definition of be quick on the draw
- Critics may have been a little too quick on the draw.
: acting or capable of acting with speed: such as
: fast in development or occurrence
: done or taking place with rapidity
: in a quick manner
: a painfully sensitive spot or area of flesh (such as that underlying a fingernail or toenail)
: the inmost sensibilities
: the very center of something : heart
: to cause to move continuously toward or after a force applied in advance : pull : such as
: to move (something, such as a covering) over or to one side
: to pull up or out of a receptacle or place where seated or carried
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