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\ ˌpē-(ˌ)dē-ˈkyü \
variants: or less commonly pdq
Definition of PDQ
: as quickly as possible : immediately Like a great many of my generation, I'm sorry that I never asked my grandfather about his experiences of fighting in World War I—though I suspect that like so many of his generation, he would have changed the subject PDQ.— Tom Utley He needed to get back to the hospital pdq, he said.— Bob Levey
... History and Etymology for PDQ
abbreviation of pretty damned quick ...
uk /ˌpiː.diːˈkjuː/ us /ˌpiː.diːˈkjuː/
pretty damn quick: very quickly or soon:
The phone bill's overdue - we need to pay it PDQ. ...
UK /ˌpiː diː ˈkjuː/
1 pretty damn quick: used for saying that someone must do something immediately
Fill in the form and get it back to me pdq. ...
Definition of 'pdq'
pdq in British English
pretty damn quick
... pdq in American English
(ˌpiˌdiˈkju ) or PDQ (ˌpiˌdiˈkju )
right away; immediately
Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
< pretty damn (or darn) quick ...