quick fix

noun

Definition of quick fix

: an expedient usually temporary or inadequate solution to a problem

Examples of quick fix in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While taking alcohol out of the equation might be a quick fix, some say the issues are more deep-seated. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, 25 June 2021 Although the rain is currently helping calm wildfire conditions, this is not a quick fix, Prescott said. Olivia Munson, The Arizona Republic, 24 June 2021 Gomez acknowledged that takeout drinks are not a quick fix for the ailing restaurant industry. oregonlive, 2 June 2021 But some fear the quick fix will lead to a wider breakdown. New York Times, 17 July 2021 And, occasionally, accidents born of the combination of a speed bump and weakening bladder control that have taught him there’s nothing better than bug spray as a quick fix to mask the odor on the seats. Los Angeles Times, 16 July 2021 The quick fix has always been to pile on the products, toast locks with curlers and blow dryers and pull each strand into perfection. Bianca Salonga, Forbes, 7 July 2021 The quick fix for the Portland Classic was to leave for West Linn and the Oregon Golf Club, which boasts a championship course designed by Peter Jacobsen, a Portland native and two-time PGA tour champion. Joe Freeman, oregonlive, 22 June 2021 Experts agree there is no quick fix, no single building code or warning system that will work across the board, but emerging research and technology can build the foundation for a safer future, Levitan said. Melissa Brown, USA Today, 17 June 2021

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First Known Use of quick fix

1966, in the meaning defined above

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1 Sep 2021

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“Quick fix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quick%20fix. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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