to hurt deeply, usually in an emotional way. References the quick of a fingernail or claw and the pain that results when the nail is cut back too far and usually bleeds
by Walking Colloquialism April 01, 2004
by crayola March 30, 2004
Man you really cut to the quick, my ass hurts like the dickens, just like that time Mac Brown cut me to the quick!
by anal n gus August 30, 2008