Definition of brusque
English to English
- Rough and prompt in manner; blunt; abrupt; bluff; as, a brusque man; a brusque style.
source: Webster 1913
- marked by rude or peremptory shortness
Try to cultivate a less brusque manner.
A curt reply.
The salesgirl was very short with him.
source: WordNet 3.0
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