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  • adj. Alternative spelling of brusque.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Same as brusque.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Abrupt in manner; rough; rude.
  • Synonyms see abrupt.
  • In heraldry, tawny.
  • To treat with scant courtesy or in a brusk, offhand way: as,”in this first dialogue he brusques Tasso,”

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. marked by rude or peremptory shortness

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