quick fix


: an expedient usually temporary or inadequate solution to a problem

Examples of quick fix in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Others struck a pose as Alvarez made a quick fix with a snip right there on stage. Madeleine Marr, Miami Herald, 3 June 2024 And revitalizing a flagging program that has gone nearly five years without a World Cup or Olympic title will require more than a quick fix. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, 1 June 2024 Kramer cautioned that there is no quick fix to either problem. Bypaolo Confino, Fortune, 30 May 2024 This is an ideal pen for anyone looking for a quick fix or to mitigate coffee stains (it can be used up to four times a day). Sophie Dodd, Peoplemag, 20 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for quick fix 

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Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of quick fix was in 1966

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“Quick fix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quick%20fix. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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