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adjective brisk pronunciation in American English /brɪsk/
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adjectivebrisk
comparativebrisker
superlativebriskest
  1. 1
    moving or acting quickly
    We went for a brisk walk.
    The committee got off to a brisk start at its first meeting.
    1. a.
      speaking quickly and only saying what is necessary. This word is sometimes used for saying that someone seems unfriendly
      He nodded to me with a brisk “Morning, Sir.”
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    2. b.
      if business is brisk, a lot of things are being sold quickly
      Business is always brisk during the holiday season.
  2. 2
    if it is brisk, the weather is fairly cold and a fairly strong wind is blowing
    Put on your sweater, it’s brisk out.

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briskly

adverb

briskness

noun [uncountable]

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