brisk


brisk
[[t]brɪsk[/t]]
adj. brisk•er, brisk•est
1) quick and active; lively:
brisk trading; a brisk walk[/ex]
2) sharp and stimulating; invigorating:
brisk weather[/ex]
3) cvb abrupt; curt:
a brisk tone of voice[/ex]
4) to make or become brisk; liven (often fol. by up)
Etymology: 1580–90; of uncert. orig. brisk′ly, adv. brisk′ness, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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