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adjective brisk pronunciation in British 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. 2
    if it is brisk, the weather is fairly cold and a fairly strong wind is blowing

    a brisk wind

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