Definition of quick on the trigger
- Police officers are trained to not be too quick on the trigger.
: not dead : living, alive
: acting or capable of acting with speed: such as
: fast in understanding, thinking, or learning : mentally agile
: living beings
: a painfully sensitive spot or area of flesh (such as that underlying a fingernail or toenail)
: the inmost sensibilities
: in a quick manner
: a piece (such as a lever) connected with a catch or detent as a means of releasing it
: a similar movable part by which a mechanism is actuated
: something that acts like a mechanical trigger in initiating a process or reaction
: to release or activate by means of a trigger
: to cause the explosion of
: to initiate, actuate, or set off by a trigger
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