from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Given to shortness or abruptness in manner or speech; curt.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Speaking in a quick or short manner; hence, gruff; curt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Speaking in a short or quick-tempered manner; sharp in address; curt of speech.
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