brusque

Definitions:

  • Abrupt and curt in manner or speech; discourteously blunt. <i>synonym</i>: <strong> gruff</strong>.
  • See <internalXref urlencoded="brusk">brusk</internalXref>, <internalXref urlencoded="bruskly">bruskly</internalXref>.
  • See <internalXref urlencoded="brusk">brusk</internalXref>, bruskness.
  • Rough and prompt in manner; blunt; abrupt; bluff.
  • Rudely <xref>abrupt</xref>, unfriendly.
  • marked by rude or peremptory shortness
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