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quick study

A person who can learn new material quickly. Primarily heard in US. Your daughter is making great progress in her piano lessons—she's really a quick study.
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quick study

a person who is quick to learn things. (Compare this to slow study.) Jane, who is a quick study, caught the joke immediately and laughed before everyone else.
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She proved to be an unusually quick study with a dazzling stage presence.
Unscientific, to be sure, but a quick study that can be done on any weekday.
Suki Schorer, who taught Kowroski at the School of American Ballet for two years (she previously danced and studied with Charthel Arthur's Grand Rapids Ballet), confirms that the dancer is a quick study.
They also compose the enchainements--a required test of quick study.